Distance from San Francisco to Boston

Distance is 4344 kilometers or 2699 miles or 2346 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 Boston

Map – Shortest path between San Francisco and Boston
  • Location for San Francisco
  • Location for Boston

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° 47' North
Longitude: 122° 25' West
Initial heading:66.6°East-northeastEast-northeast
Final heading:101.0°EastEast

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Heading from Boston

Latitude: 42° 21' North
Longitude: 71° 03' West
Initial heading:281.0°WestWest
Final heading:246.6°West-southwestWest-southwest

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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
San Francisco (USA - California)Friday, May 6, 2016 at 5:17:41 AM
Boston (USA - Massachusetts)Friday, May 6, 2016 at 8:17:41 AM

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