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

Distance from San Francisco to Honolulu (San Francisco International Airport – Daniel K. Inouye International Airport) is 2398 miles / 3860 kilometers / 2084 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to 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 2 hours. Honolulu is 2 hours behind San Francisco.

Time Difference

San Francisco
Honolulu

San Francisco, CA

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Honolulu, HI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 282 kg (621 pounds).

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 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

Map

San Francisco to Honolulu flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Honolulu (HNL).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
2398
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0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2398

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