Map of flight path from San Francisco to Osaka.
Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Kansai International Airport (KIX).
How far is Osaka from San Francisco?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Osaka. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5413.003 miles
- 8711.384 kilometers
- 4703.771 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
- 5401.007 miles
- 8692.078 kilometers
- 4693.347 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between San Francisco and Osaka is 16 hours. Osaka is 16 hours ahead of San Francisco.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 646 kg (1 424 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Francisco (SFO) → Osaka (KIX).