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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and London (YXU)

Distance from San Francisco to London (London International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 2186 miles / 3518 kilometers / 1900 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2186.143 miles
  • 3518.257 kilometers
  • 1899.707 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
  • 2180.893 miles
  • 3509.807 kilometers
  • 1895.144 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 London International Airport (YXU) is 4 hours 38 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 256 kg (563 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 London International Airport
City: London
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YXU
ICAO Code: CYXU
Coordinates: 43°2′8″N, 81°9′14″W

Map

San Francisco to London flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → London (YXU).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2186

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