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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 28 hours 15 minutes.

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).

How far is San Francisco from Sioux City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Sioux City and San Francisco. 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).

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Sioux City, IA

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San Francisco, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 174 kg (383 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sioux City (SUX) → San Francisco (SFO).

Distance:
1412
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1412

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