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Distance between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and San Diego, CA (SAN)

Distance from Sacramento to San Diego (Sacramento International Airport – San Diego International Airport) is 480 miles / 772 kilometers / 417 nautical miles.

How far is San Diego from Sacramento?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 479.610 miles
  • 771.857 kilometers
  • 416.769 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
  • 480.088 miles
  • 772.627 kilometers
  • 417.185 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 (SMF) to San Diego International Airport (SAN) is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Sacramento and San Diego.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 89 kg (197 pounds).

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 San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

Map

Sacramento to San Diego flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sacramento (SMF) → San Diego (SAN).

Elite level bonus (%):
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Air miles:
480
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
480

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