How far is Honolulu from San Francisco?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Honolulu. 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).
Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) is 5 hours 2 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between San Francisco and Honolulu is 3 hours. Honolulu is 3 hours behind San Francisco.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 268 kg (590 pounds).
|A||San Francisco International Airport|
|City:||San Francisco, CA|
|B||Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport|
San Francisco to Honolulu flight path
Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Francisco (SFO) → Honolulu (HNL).