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Distance between Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Distance from Salt Lake City to San Francisco (Salt Lake City International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 599 miles / 964 kilometers / 520 nautical miles.

How far is San Francisco from Salt Lake City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 598.852 miles
  • 963.758 kilometers
  • 520.388 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
  • 597.705 miles
  • 961.913 kilometers
  • 519.391 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 Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 113 kg (248 pounds).

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 San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

Salt Lake City to San Francisco flight path

Shortest flight path between Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Salt Lake City (SLC) → San Francisco (SFO).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
599

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