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Distance between Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Flight distance from Salt Lake City to Palmdale (Salt Lake City International Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 540 miles / 870 kilometers / 470 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Palmdale (PMD) is 669 miles / 1076 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 17 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Salt Lake City to Palmdale.

Shortest flight path between Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).

How far is Palmdale from Salt Lake City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Salt Lake City and Palmdale. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 540.417 miles
  • 869.717 kilometers
  • 469.609 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
  • 540.542 miles
  • 869.918 kilometers
  • 469.718 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 Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″W

B Palmdale Regional Airport
City: Palmdale, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PMD
ICAO Code: KPMD
Coordinates: 34°37′45″N, 118°5′5″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Salt Lake City and Palmdale is 1 hour. Palmdale is 1 hour behind Salt Lake City.

Time Difference

Salt Lake City, UT

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Palmdale, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 105 kg (231 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Salt Lake City (SLC) → Palmdale (PMD).

Distance:
540
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
540

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