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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 6 hours 54 minutes.

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

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

How far is Palmdale from Sacramento?

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

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 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Sacramento and Palmdale.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 75 kg (166 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sacramento (SMF) → Palmdale (PMD).

Distance:
341
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
341

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