Distance from San Francisco to Palo Alto

Distance is 47 kilometers or 29 miles or 25 nautical miles

The distance is the theoretical air distance (great circle distance). Flying between the two locations' airports can be a different distance, depending on airport location and actual route chosen.

Map - Shortest path between San Francisco and Palo Alto

  • Location for San Francisco
  • Location for Palo Alto
The map is using a projection that makes land and oceans much wider near the south and north poles. The heading/course/bearing during a flight varies in most cases. Map based on image from NASA.

Heading from San Francisco

Latitude: 37° 46' North
Longitude: 122° 26' West
Initial heading:145.7°SoutheastSoutheast
Final heading:145.9°SoutheastSoutheast

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Heading from Palo Alto

Latitude: 37° 25' North
Longitude: 122° 08' West
Initial heading:325.9°NorthwestNorthwest
Final heading:325.7°NorthwestNorthwest

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LocationLocal time
San Francisco (U.S.A. - California)Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 9:54:40 PM
Palo Alto (U.S.A. - California)Thursday, November 27, 2014 at 9:54:40 PM

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