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Distance between San Jose, CA (SJC) and Grand Canyon, AZ (GCN)

Flight distance from San Jose to Grand Canyon (San Jose International Airport – Grand Canyon National Park Airport) is 552 miles / 888 kilometers / 480 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 32 minutes.

Driving distance from San Jose (SJC) to Grand Canyon (GCN) is 744 miles / 1197 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 2 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Jose to Grand Canyon.

Shortest flight path between San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Grand Canyon National Park Airport (GCN).

How far is Grand Canyon from San Jose?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Jose and Grand Canyon. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 551.815 miles
  • 888.061 kilometers
  • 479.514 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
  • 550.615 miles
  • 886.129 kilometers
  • 478.471 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 Jose International Airport
City: San Jose, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SJC
ICAO Code: KSJC
Coordinates: 37°21′45″N, 121°55′44″W

B Grand Canyon National Park Airport
City: Grand Canyon, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GCN
ICAO Code: KGCN
Coordinates: 35°57′8″N, 112°8′49″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Jose and Grand Canyon.

Time Difference

San Jose, CA

 PDT

Grand Canyon, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 106 kg (234 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJC) → Grand Canyon (GCN).

Distance:
552
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
552

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