# Distance between San Jose (SJO) and Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

Flight distance from San Jose to Philadelphia (Juan Santamaría International Airport – Philadelphia International Airport) is 2130 miles / 3427 kilometers / 1851 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 31 minutes.

Driving distance from San Jose (SJO) to Philadelphia (PHL) is 3900 miles / 6276 kilometers and travel time by car is about 74 hours 50 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

## How far is Philadelphia from San Jose?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2129.600 miles
• 3427.259 kilometers
• 1850.572 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
• 2136.653 miles
• 3438.609 kilometers
• 1856.700 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
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″W

Country: United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

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

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJO) → Philadelphia (PHL).

Distance:
2130
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2130

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