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Distance between San Jose, CA (SJC) and Lihue, HI (LIH)

Flight distance from San Jose to Lihue (San Jose International Airport – Lihue Airport) is 2466 miles / 3969 kilometers / 2143 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 10 minutes.

Map of flight path from San Jose to Lihue.

Shortest flight path between San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Lihue Airport (LIH).

How far is Lihue from San Jose?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2465.937 miles
  • 3968.541 kilometers
  • 2142.841 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
  • 2463.466 miles
  • 3964.564 kilometers
  • 2140.693 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 Lihue Airport
City: Lihue, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LIH
ICAO Code: PHLI
Coordinates: 21°58′33″N, 159°20′20″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Jose and Lihue is 2 hours. Lihue is 2 hours behind San Jose.

Time Difference

San Jose, CA

 PST

Lihue, HI

 HST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 271 kg (598 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJC) → Lihue (LIH).

Distance:
2466
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2466

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