The flight distance from Sacramento International Airport to South Lake Tahoe, California is:

88 miles / 142 km

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Distance from SMF to South Lake Tahoe, CA

The total distance from SMF to South Lake Tahoe, CA is 88 miles.

This is equivalent to 142 kilometers or 77 nautical miles.

Your trip begins at Sacramento International Airport in Sacramento, California.
It ends in South Lake Tahoe, California.

Your flight direction from SMF to South Lake Tahoe, CA is East (79 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from SMF to South Lake Tahoe, 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.

Sacramento International Airport

City: Sacramento
State: California
Zip code: 95837
Country: United States
Category: airports

South Lake Tahoe, California

City: South Lake Tahoe
State: California
Country: United States
Category: cities

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