# How far is Grand Canyon, AZ, from San Francisco, CA?

The distance between San Francisco (San Francisco International Airport) and Grand Canyon (Grand Canyon National Park Airport) is 578 miles / 931 kilometers / 503 nautical miles.

The driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Grand Canyon (GCN) is 778 miles / 1252 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 14 hours 29 minutes.

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## Distance from San Francisco to Grand Canyon

There are several ways to calculate the distance from San Francisco to Grand Canyon. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 578.493 miles
• 930.993 kilometers
• 502.696 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 577.251 miles
• 928.995 kilometers
• 501.617 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## How long does it take to fly from San Francisco to Grand Canyon?

The estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport to Grand Canyon National Park Airport is 1 hour and 35 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Grand Canyon National Park Airport (GCN)

On average, flying from San Francisco to Grand Canyon generates about 110 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 110 kilograms equals 242 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from San Francisco to Grand Canyon

See the map of the shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Grand Canyon National Park Airport (GCN).

## Airport information

Origin San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W
Destination Grand Canyon National Park Airport
City: Grand Canyon, AZ
Country: United States
IATA Code: GCN
ICAO Code: KGCN
Coordinates: 35°57′8″N, 112°8′49″W