How far is Lugano from San Francisco?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Francisco and Lugano. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5931.447 miles
- 9545.739 kilometers
- 5154.287 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
- 5916.847 miles
- 9522.242 kilometers
- 5141.599 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).
Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Lugano Airport (LUG) is 11 hours 43 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between San Francisco and Lugano is 9 hours. Lugano is 9 hours ahead of San Francisco.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 716 kg (1 578 pounds).
San Francisco to Lugano flight path
Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Lugano Airport (LUG).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Francisco (SFO) → Lugano (LUG).