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Distance between Tucson, AZ (TUS) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Flight distance from Tucson to Palmdale (Tucson International Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 448 miles / 721 kilometers / 389 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Tucson (TUS) to Palmdale (PMD) is 512 miles / 824 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 2 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).

How far is Palmdale from Tucson?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Tucson and Palmdale. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 447.791 miles
  • 720.650 kilometers
  • 389.120 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
  • 447.152 miles
  • 719.622 kilometers
  • 388.565 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 Tucson International Airport
City: Tucson, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TUS
ICAO Code: KTUS
Coordinates: 32°6′57″N, 110°56′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 Tucson and Palmdale.

Time Difference

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Palmdale, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 91 kg (200 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Tucson (TUS) → Palmdale (PMD).

Distance:
448
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
448

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