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Distance between San Jose, CA (SJC) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Flight distance from San Jose to Palmdale (San Jose International Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 286 miles / 460 kilometers / 249 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from San Jose (SJC) to Palmdale (PMD) is 332 miles / 534 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 32 minutes.

San Jose – Palmdale

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286
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460
Kilometers
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249
Nautical miles

How far is Palmdale from San Jose?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from San Jose to Palmdale is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Jose and Palmdale.

San Jose time to Palmdale time converter

Time in San Jose: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Palmdale: 00:00

Current local times

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Jose to Palmdale generates about 67 kg of CO2 per passenger, 67 kilograms is equal to 148 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Palmdale Regional Airport
City: Palmdale, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PMD
ICAO Code: KPMD
Coordinates: 34°37′45″N, 118°5′5″W