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IAD to SFO Route Map


Washington, DC to San Francisco Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from Washington Dulles Intl. to San Francisco Intl..

Distance:
2,412.92 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from IAD to SFO

Airline Carrier Aircraft
Continental Airlines Airbus A319
Continental Airlines Airbus A320-100/200
Continental Airlines Boeing 757-200 pax
Continental Airlines Boeing 777 all pax models
United Airlines Airbus A319
United Airlines Airbus A320-100/200
United Airlines Boeing 757-200 pax
United Airlines Boeing 777 all pax models
US Airways Airbus A319
US Airways Airbus A320-100/200
US Airways Boeing 757-200 pax
US Airways Boeing 777 all pax models
Virgin America Airbus A319
Virgin America Airbus A320-100/200

Interesting Facts About Flights from Washington, DC to San Francisco (IAD to SFO)

  • The newest aircraft servicing IAD to SFO in 2009 was Northwest Airlines' A319 from Airbus Industrie. The A319 started flying in 1997.
  • UNITED operated flights from IAD to SFO using 7 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • The shortest flight distance between Washington and San Francisco is 2419 miles.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Washington and San Francisco from UNITED is the B747-4 built by Boeing with 367 seats.
  • In 2009, there were 3 airline companies operating between Washington and San Francisco.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Washington, DC to San Francisco, CA in 2009 was UNITED's B757-2 from Boeing which started flying in 1990.
  • UNITED operates the shortest flights from Washington to San Francisco.
  • The shortest flight between IAD and SFO takes about 318 minutes.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from IAD to SFO for Northwest Airlines is the A319 built by Airbus Industrie with 54 seats.
  • UNITED, Virgin America, Northwest Airlines offer flights from Washington, DC to San Francisco, CA.
  • Flight #846, operated by UNITED, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 17 minutes average delay between flights from Washington to San Francisco.
  • UNITED offers the shortest flight times from Washington to San Francisco.
  • UNITED carried a total of 459,051 passengers from IAD to SFO in 2009.
  • The average flight time from Washington, DC to San Francisco, CA takes about 318 minutes.
  • 663,238 seats were available on flights from IAD to SFO in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 580,451 passengers flew on all flights from IAD to SFO that year.
  • There were 580,451 passengers that flew from Washington to San Francisco in 2009.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Washington to San Francisco in 2009 was 85.62%.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)

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