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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from San Francisco International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 337 miles / 543 kilometers / 293 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 337.442 miles
  • 543.061 kilometers
  • 293.229 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
  • 337.523 miles
  • 543.190 kilometers
  • 293.299 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Time Difference

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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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Map

Flight map from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Elite level bonus (%):
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Air miles:
337
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
337

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