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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Sydney (SYD)

Distance from San Francisco International Airport to Sydney Airport is 7417 miles / 11937 kilometers / 6445 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 7417.063 miles
  • 11936.605 kilometers
  • 6445.251 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
  • 7425.236 miles
  • 11949.759 kilometers
  • 6452.354 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 Sydney Airport (SYD) is 14 hours 32 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Sydney is 19 hours. Sydney is 19 hours ahead of San Francisco.

Time Difference

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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 Sydney Airport
City: Sydney
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: SYD
ICAO Code: YSSY
Coordinates: 33°56′45″S, 151°10′37″E

Map

Flight map from San Francisco to Sydney.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Sydney (SYD).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
7417

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