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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Reading, PA (RDG)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Reading (San Francisco International Airport – Reading Regional Airport) is 2477 miles / 3986 kilometers / 2152 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 11 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Reading (RDG) is 2843 miles / 4575 kilometers and travel time by car is about 49 hours 54 minutes.

San Francisco – Reading

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2477
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3986
Kilometers
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2152
Nautical miles

How far is Reading from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2476.691 miles
  • 3985.848 kilometers
  • 2152.186 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
  • 2470.707 miles
  • 3976.217 kilometers
  • 2146.985 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 to Reading Regional Airport is 5 hours 11 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between San Francisco and Reading is 3 hours. Reading is 3 hours ahead of San Francisco.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Francisco to Reading generates about 272 kg of CO2 per passenger, 272 kilograms is equal to 601 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Francisco to Reading

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Reading Regional Airport (RDG).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Reading Regional Airport
City: Reading, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDG
ICAO Code: KRDG
Coordinates: 40°22′42″N, 75°57′54″W