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Distance between San Jose (SJO) and Madrid (MAD)

Distance from San Jose to Madrid (Juan Santamaría International Airport – Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport) is 5286 miles / 8507 kilometers / 4593 nautical miles.

How far is Madrid from San Jose?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5286.095 miles
  • 8507.145 kilometers
  • 4593.491 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
  • 5281.470 miles
  • 8499.701 kilometers
  • 4589.472 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 Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD) is 10 hours 30 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Jose and Madrid is 8 hours. Madrid is 8 hours ahead of San Jose.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 629 kg (1 387 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 Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport
City: Madrid
Country: Spain Flag of Spain
IATA Code: MAD
ICAO Code: LEMD
Coordinates: 40°29′36″N, 3°34′0″W

San Jose to Madrid flight path

Shortest flight path between Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) and Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport (MAD).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJO) → Madrid (MAD).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5286

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