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Distance between San Jose (SJO) and Panama City (PTY)

Flight distance from San Jose to Panama City (Juan Santamaría International Airport – Tocumen International Airport) is 335 miles / 540 kilometers / 291 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Driving distance from San Jose (SJO) to Panama City (PTY) is 534 miles / 859 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 22 minutes.

San Jose – Panama City

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335
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540
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291
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How far is Panama City from San Jose?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 335.234 miles
  • 539.507 kilometers
  • 291.311 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
  • 334.908 miles
  • 538.982 kilometers
  • 291.027 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 to Tocumen International Airport is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between San Jose and Panama City is 1 hour. Panama City is 1 hour ahead of San Jose.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Jose to Panama City generates about 74 kg of CO2 per passenger, 74 kilograms is equal to 164 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Jose to Panama City

Shortest flight path between Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) and Tocumen International Airport (PTY).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Tocumen International Airport
City: Panama City
Country: Panama Flag of Panama
IATA Code: PTY
ICAO Code: MPTO
Coordinates: 9°4′16″N, 79°23′0″W

Airlines flying from San Jose (SJO) to Panama City (PTY)

Avianca
Copa Airlines
Iberia Airlines
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