The flight distance from Charlotte, North Carolina to San Francisco, California is:

2,302 miles / 3 705 km

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Distance from Charlotte, NC to San Francisco, CA

The total distance from Charlotte, NC to San Francisco, CA is 2,302 miles.

This is equivalent to 3 705 kilometers or 2,000 nautical miles.

Your trip begins in Charlotte, North Carolina.
It ends in San Francisco, California.

Your flight direction from Charlotte, NC to San Francisco, CA is West (-73 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from Charlotte, NC to San Francisco, CA. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies"). It uses the great circle formula to compute the total travel mileage.

Charlotte, North Carolina

City: Charlotte
State: North Carolina
Country: United States
Category: cities

San Francisco, California

City: San Francisco
State: California
Country: United States
Category: cities

Flight distance calculator

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