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Distance between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Palm Springs, CA (PSP)

Flight distance from Sacramento to Palm Springs (Sacramento International Airport – Palm Springs International Airport) is 439 miles / 707 kilometers / 382 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Sacramento (SMF) to Palm Springs (PSP) is 502 miles / 808 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 46 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Sacramento to Palm Springs.

Shortest flight path between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP).

How far is Palm Springs from Sacramento?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 439.316 miles
  • 707.010 kilometers
  • 381.755 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
  • 439.431 miles
  • 707.196 kilometers
  • 381.855 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 Palm Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Sacramento and Palm Springs.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 90 kg (198 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sacramento (SMF) → Palm Springs (PSP).

Distance:
439
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
439

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