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Distance between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Phoenix, AZ (PHX)

Flight distance from Sacramento to Phoenix (Sacramento International Airport – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport) is 647 miles / 1041 kilometers / 562 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Sacramento (SMF) to Phoenix (PHX) is 769 miles / 1237 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 59 minutes.

Sacramento – Phoenix

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647
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1041
Kilometers
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562
Nautical miles

How far is Phoenix from Sacramento?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 646.808 miles
  • 1040.937 kilometers
  • 562.061 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
  • 646.231 miles
  • 1040.007 kilometers
  • 561.559 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 International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Sacramento and Phoenix is 1 hour. Phoenix is 1 hour ahead of Sacramento.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Sacramento to Phoenix generates about 118 kg of CO2 per passenger, 118 kilograms is equal to 261 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 Phoenix

Shortest flight path between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

Airlines flying from Sacramento (SMF) to Phoenix (PHX)

AirTran Airways
American Airlines
Southwest Airlines