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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Grand Canyon, AZ (GCN)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Grand Canyon (San Francisco International Airport – Grand Canyon National Park Airport) is 578 miles / 931 kilometers / 503 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 35 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Grand Canyon (GCN) is 775 miles / 1248 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 36 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Grand Canyon National Park Airport (GCN).

How far is Grand Canyon from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Grand Canyon. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

B Grand Canyon National Park Airport
City: Grand Canyon, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GCN
ICAO Code: KGCN
Coordinates: 35°57′8″N, 112°8′49″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Francisco and Grand Canyon.

Time Difference

San Francisco, CA

 PDT

Grand Canyon, AZ

 MST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 110 kg (242 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Grand Canyon (GCN).

Distance:
578
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
578

Round trip?