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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Munich (MUC)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Munich (San Francisco International Airport – Munich Airport) is 5879 miles / 9461 kilometers / 5108 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 37 minutes.

Map of flight path from San Francisco to Munich.

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Munich Airport (MUC).

How far is Munich from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5878.637 miles
  • 9460.750 kilometers
  • 5108.396 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
  • 5863.910 miles
  • 9437.049 kilometers
  • 5095.599 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).

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 Munich Airport
City: Munich
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: MUC
ICAO Code: EDDM
Coordinates: 48°21′13″N, 11°47′9″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Munich is 9 hours. Munich is 9 hours ahead of San Francisco.

Time Difference

San Francisco, CA

 PDT

Munich

 CEST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 700 kg (1 544 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Munich (MUC).

Distance:
5879
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5879

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