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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

Distance from San Francisco to Philadelphia (Philadelphia International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 2521 miles / 4058 kilometers / 2191 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2521.235 miles
  • 4057.534 kilometers
  • 2190.893 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
  • 2515.158 miles
  • 4047.754 kilometers
  • 2185.612 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 Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is 5 hours 16 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Philadelphia is 3 hours. Philadelphia is 3 hours ahead of San Francisco.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 297 kg (655 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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

Map

San Francisco to Philadelphia flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Philadelphia (PHL).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2521

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