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Distance between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Flight distance from Sacramento to Palmdale (Sacramento International Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 341 miles / 549 kilometers / 297 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Sacramento (SMF) to Palmdale (PMD) is 384 miles / 618 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 21 minutes.

Sacramento – Palmdale

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341
Miles
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549
Kilometers
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297
Nautical miles

How far is Palmdale from Sacramento?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 341.313 miles
  • 549.291 kilometers
  • 296.593 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
  • 341.522 miles
  • 549.626 kilometers
  • 296.774 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 Palmdale is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Sacramento and Palmdale.

Sacramento time to Palmdale time converter

Time in Sacramento: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Palmdale: 00:00

Current local times

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Sacramento to Palmdale generates about 75 kg of CO2 per passenger, 75 kilograms is equal to 166 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 Palmdale

Shortest flight path between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).

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 Palmdale Regional Airport
City: Palmdale, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PMD
ICAO Code: KPMD
Coordinates: 34°37′45″N, 118°5′5″W