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Distance between San Jose (SJO) and Lancaster, PA (LNS)

Flight distance from San Jose to Lancaster (Juan Santamaría International Airport – Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)) is 2130 miles / 3428 kilometers / 1851 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from San Jose (SJO) to Lancaster (LNS) is 3864 miles / 6219 kilometers and travel time by car is about 74 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) and Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) (LNS).

How far is Lancaster from San Jose?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2130.319 miles
  • 3428.416 kilometers
  • 1851.196 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
  • 2137.509 miles
  • 3439.987 kilometers
  • 1857.444 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 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 Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)
City: Lancaster, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNS
ICAO Code: KLNS
Coordinates: 40°7′18″N, 76°17′45″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Jose and Lancaster is 2 hours. Lancaster is 2 hours ahead of San Jose.

Time Difference

San Jose

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Lancaster, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 232 kg (512 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJO) → Lancaster (LNS).

Distance:
2130
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2130

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