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Distance between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Denver, CO (DEN)

Flight distance from Sacramento to Denver (Sacramento International Airport – Denver International Airport) is 909 miles / 1463 kilometers / 790 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Sacramento (SMF) to Denver (DEN) is 1196 miles / 1925 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 16 minutes.

Sacramento – Denver

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909
Miles
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1463
Kilometers
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790
Nautical miles

How far is Denver from Sacramento?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 909.259 miles
  • 1463.311 kilometers
  • 790.125 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
  • 907.052 miles
  • 1459.759 kilometers
  • 788.207 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 Sacramento to Denver is 2 hours 13 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Sacramento and Denver is 1 hour. Denver is 1 hour ahead of Sacramento.

Sacramento time to Denver time converter

Time in Sacramento: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Denver: 00:00

Current local times

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Sacramento to Denver generates about 144 kg of CO2 per passenger, 144 kilograms is equal to 318 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Sacramento to Denver

Shortest flight path between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Denver International Airport (DEN).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Denver International Airport
City: Denver, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DEN
ICAO Code: KDEN
Coordinates: 39°51′42″N, 104°40′22″W

Airlines flying from Sacramento (SMF) to Denver (DEN)

AirTran Airways
Southwest Airlines
United Airlines