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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Kansas City, MO (MCI)

Distance from San Francisco to Kansas City (San Francisco International Airport – Kansas City International Airport) is 1499 miles / 2412 kilometers / 1302 nautical miles.

How far is Kansas City from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1498.816 miles
  • 2412.111 kilometers
  • 1302.436 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
  • 1495.239 miles
  • 2406.354 kilometers
  • 1299.327 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 Kansas City International Airport (MCI) is 3 hours 20 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Kansas City is 2 hours. Kansas City is 2 hours ahead of San Francisco.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 164 kg (361 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 Kansas City International Airport
City: Kansas City, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MCI
ICAO Code: KMCI
Coordinates: 39°17′51″N, 94°42′50″W

San Francisco to Kansas City flight path

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Kansas City International Airport (MCI).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Kansas City (MCI).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1499

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