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Distance between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Atlanta, GA (ATL)

Flight distance from Sacramento to Atlanta (Sacramento International Airport – Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) is 2092 miles / 3367 kilometers / 1818 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Sacramento (SMF) to Atlanta (ATL) is 2536 miles / 4082 kilometers and travel time by car is about 41 hours 51 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Sacramento to Atlanta.

Shortest flight path between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

How far is Atlanta from Sacramento?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Sacramento and Atlanta. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2092.169 miles
  • 3367.019 kilometers
  • 1818.045 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
  • 2087.652 miles
  • 3359.749 kilometers
  • 1814.120 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 Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″W

B Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Sacramento and Atlanta is 3 hours. Atlanta is 3 hours ahead of Sacramento.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 228 kg (502 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sacramento (SMF) → Atlanta (ATL).

Distance:
2092
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2092

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