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Distance between Sioux City, IA (SUX) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Flight distance from Sioux City to San Francisco (Sioux Gateway Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 1412 miles / 2272 kilometers / 1227 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Sioux City (SUX) to San Francisco (SFO) is 1730 miles / 2784 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 4 minutes.

Sioux City – San Francisco

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1412
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2272
Kilometers
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1227
Nautical miles

How far is San Francisco from Sioux City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1411.800 miles
  • 2272.072 kilometers
  • 1226.821 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
  • 1408.577 miles
  • 2266.884 kilometers
  • 1224.020 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 Sioux Gateway Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 3 hours 10 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Sioux City and San Francisco is 2 hours. San Francisco is 2 hours behind Sioux City.
Sioux City time to San Francisco time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Sioux City to San Francisco generates about 174 kg of CO2 per passenger, 174 kilograms is equal to 383 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Sioux City to San Francisco

Shortest flight path between Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Airport information

Origin Sioux Gateway Airport
City: Sioux City, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SUX
ICAO Code: KSUX
Coordinates: 42°24′9″N, 96°23′3″W
Destination San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W