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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 19 hours 3 minutes.

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

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

How far is Denver from Sacramento?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Sacramento and Denver. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Sacramento, CA

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Denver, CO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 144 kg (318 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sacramento (SMF) → Denver (DEN).

Distance:
909
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
909

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