# How far is Honolulu, HI, from San Francisco, CA?

The distance between San Francisco (San Francisco International Airport) and Honolulu (Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport) is 2398 miles / 3860 kilometers / 2084 nautical miles.

2398
Miles
3860
Kilometers
2084
Nautical miles
5 h 2 min
263 kg

## Distance from San Francisco to Honolulu

There are several ways to calculate the distance from San Francisco to Honolulu. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

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

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

## Flight carbon footprint between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL)

On average, flying from San Francisco to Honolulu generates about 263 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 263 kilograms equals 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

See the map of the 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
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
IATA Code: HNL
ICAO Code: PHNL
Coordinates: 21°19′7″N, 157°55′19″W