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

Flight 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. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Salt Lake City (SLC) to San Francisco (SFO) is 743 miles / 1196 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 59 minutes.

Salt Lake City – San Francisco

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599
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964
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520
Nautical miles

How far is San Francisco from Salt Lake City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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 to San Francisco International Airport is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Time difference

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

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Salt Lake City to San Francisco generates about 113 kg of CO2 per passenger, 113 kilograms is equal to 248 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Salt Lake City to San Francisco

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

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Salt Lake City (SLC) to San Francisco (SFO)

Delta Air Lines
United Airlines