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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 Flag of Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″W

B Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of 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.

Time Difference

San Jose

 CST

Philadelphia, PA

 EST

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:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2130

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