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PHL to SFO Route Map

Philadelphia to San Francisco Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from Philadelphia Intl. to San Francisco Intl..

Distance:
2,515.03 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from PHL to SFO

Airline Carrier

Continental Airlines
United Airlines
US Airways
US Airways

Aircraft

Airbus A319
Airbus A319
Airbus A320-100/200
Airbus A321-100/200

PHL - Philadelphia Intl. Airlines

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco (PHL to SFO)

  • The shortest flight distance between Philadelphia and San Francisco is 2521 miles.
  • UNITED operated flights from PHL to SFO using 3 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Philadelphia and San Francisco from Northwest Airlines is the B747-4 built by Boeing with 403 seats.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Philadelphia, PA to San Francisco, CA in 2009 was Northwest Airlines' B747-4 from Boeing which started flying in 1990.
  • The average flight time from Philadelphia, PA to San Francisco, CA takes about 336 minutes.
  • US Airways carried a total of 196,799 passengers from PHL to SFO in 2009.
  • The shortest flight between PHL and SFO takes about 335 minutes.
  • US Airways offers the shortest flight times from Philadelphia to San Francisco.
  • The newest aircraft servicing PHL to SFO in 2009 was Continental Airlines' B737-8 from Boeing. The B737-8 started flying in 1998.
  • There were 270,449 passengers that flew from Philadelphia to San Francisco in 2009.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from PHL to SFO for UNITED is the A319 built by Airbus Industrie with 120 seats.
  • In 2009, there were 4 airline companies operating between Philadelphia and San Francisco.
  • US Airways, UNITED, Northwest Airlines, Continental Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia, PA to San Francisco, CA.
  • Flight #659, operated by US Airways, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 11 minutes average delay between flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco.
  • UNITED, US Airways operate the shortest flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco.
  • 330,956 seats were available on flights from PHL to SFO in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 270,449 passengers flew on all flights from PHL to SFO that year.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Philadelphia to San Francisco in 2009 was 78.26%.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)