Map of flight path and driving directions from San Jose to Palmdale.
Shortest flight path between San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).
How far is Palmdale from San Jose?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Jose and Palmdale. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 286.125 miles
- 460.474 kilometers
- 248.636 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
- 286.022 miles
- 460.308 kilometers
- 248.546 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between San Jose and Palmdale.
San Jose, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (148 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Jose (SJC) → Palmdale (PMD).