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Distance between San Jose, CA (SJC) and Phoenix, AZ (PHX)

Flight distance from San Jose to Phoenix (San Jose International Airport – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport) is 621 miles / 1000 kilometers / 540 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 40 minutes.

Driving distance from San Jose (SJC) to Phoenix (PHX) is 716 miles / 1153 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 23 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

How far is Phoenix from San Jose?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 621.397 miles
  • 1000.041 kilometers
  • 539.979 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
  • 620.533 miles
  • 998.652 kilometers
  • 539.229 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Jose and Phoenix.

Time Difference

San Jose, CA

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Phoenix, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 115 kg (254 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJC) → Phoenix (PHX).

Distance:
621
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
621

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