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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Lihue, HI (LIH)

Distance from San Francisco to Lihue (San Francisco International Airport – Lihue Airport) is 2447 miles / 3938 kilometers / 2126 nautical miles.

How far is Lihue from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Lihue. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2446.894 miles
  • 3937.893 kilometers
  • 2126.292 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
  • 2444.533 miles
  • 3934.094 kilometers
  • 2124.241 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 Lihue Airport (LIH) is 5 hours 7 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Lihue is 3 hours. Lihue is 3 hours behind San Francisco.

Time Difference

San Francisco
Lihue

San Francisco, CA

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Lihue, HI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 273 kg (602 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 Lihue Airport
City: Lihue, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LIH
ICAO Code: PHLI
Coordinates: 21°58′33″N, 159°20′20″W

San Francisco to Lihue flight path

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Lihue Airport (LIH).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Lihue (LIH).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
2447
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2447

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