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Distance between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Mexicali (MXL)

Flight distance from Sacramento to Mexicali (Sacramento International Airport – Mexicali International Airport) is 550 miles / 885 kilometers / 478 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Sacramento (SMF) to Mexicali (MXL) is 631 miles / 1015 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 8 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Mexicali International Airport (MXL).

How far is Mexicali from Sacramento?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 549.619 miles
  • 884.526 kilometers
  • 477.606 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
  • 549.792 miles
  • 884.805 kilometers
  • 477.756 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 Mexicali International Airport
City: Mexicali
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: MXL
ICAO Code: MMML
Coordinates: 32°37′50″N, 115°14′31″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Sacramento and Mexicali.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 106 kg (234 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sacramento (SMF) → Mexicali (MXL).

Distance:
550
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
550

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