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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

San Francisco, CA

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Springfield, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 194 kg (427 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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