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Distance between San Jose (SJO) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Distance from San Jose to Birmingham (Juan Santamaría International Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 1630 miles / 2623 kilometers / 1416 nautical miles.

How far is Birmingham from San Jose?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1629.833 miles
  • 2622.962 kilometers
  • 1416.286 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
  • 1636.459 miles
  • 2633.625 kilometers
  • 1422.044 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 Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) to Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is 3 hours 35 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Jose and Birmingham is 1 hour. Birmingham is 1 hour ahead of San Jose.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 179 kg (394 pounds).

Airport information


A Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″W

B Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

San Jose to Birmingham flight path

Shortest flight path between Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) and Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJO) → Birmingham (BHM).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1630

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