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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Wilmington, DE (ILG)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Wilmington (San Francisco International Airport – Wilmington Airport (Delaware)) is 2505 miles / 4031 kilometers / 2177 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Wilmington (ILG) is 2884 miles / 4642 kilometers and travel time by car is about 50 hours 51 minutes.

San Francisco – Wilmington

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2505
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4031
Kilometers
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2177
Nautical miles

How far is Wilmington 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)
  • 2504.989 miles
  • 4031.389 kilometers
  • 2176.776 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
  • 2498.958 miles
  • 4021.684 kilometers
  • 2171.536 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 to Wilmington is 5 hours 14 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Wilmington is 3 hours. Wilmington is 3 hours ahead of San Francisco.

San Francisco time to Wilmington time converter

Time in San Francisco: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Wilmington: 00:00

Current local times

San Francisco, CA

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Wilmington, DE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Francisco to Wilmington generates about 276 kg of CO2 per passenger, 276 kilograms is equal to 608 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Francisco to Wilmington

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Wilmington Airport (Delaware) (ILG).

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 Wilmington Airport (Delaware)
City: Wilmington, DE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ILG
ICAO Code: KILG
Coordinates: 39°40′43″N, 75°36′23″W