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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Honolulu, HI (HNL)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Honolulu (San Francisco International Airport – Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport) is 2398 miles / 3860 kilometers / 2084 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 2 minutes.

San Francisco – Honolulu

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2398
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3860
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2084
Nautical miles

How far is Honolulu from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2398.479 miles
  • 3859.977 kilometers
  • 2084.221 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
  • 2396.523 miles
  • 3856.830 kilometers
  • 2082.522 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport to Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is 5 hours 2 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between San Francisco and Honolulu is 2 hours. Honolulu is 2 hours behind San Francisco.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Francisco to Honolulu generates about 263 kg of CO2 per passenger, 263 kilograms is equal to 581 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from San Francisco to Honolulu

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport
City: Honolulu, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HNL
ICAO Code: PHNL
Coordinates: 21°19′7″N, 157°55′19″W

Airlines flying from San Francisco (SFO) to Honolulu (HNL)

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Hawaiian Airlines
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