# Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Springfield, IL (SPI)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Springfield (San Francisco International Airport – Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport) is 1763 miles / 2838 kilometers / 1532 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from San Francisco (SFO) to Springfield (SPI) is 2056 miles / 3309 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 43 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from San Francisco to Springfield.

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI).

## How far is Springfield from San Francisco?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1763.429 miles
• 2837.964 kilometers
• 1532.378 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
• 1759.204 miles
• 2831.165 kilometers
• 1528.707 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
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

B Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
City: Springfield, IL
Country: United States
IATA Code: SPI
ICAO Code: KSPI
Coordinates: 39°50′38″N, 89°40′40″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 197 kg (435 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Springfield (SPI).

Distance:
1763
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1763

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