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Travel time from Sedona to San Dimas

Sedona to San Dimas airports and flights

How long does it really take to fly from Sedona to San Dimas? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach San Dimas, you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.

Thursday, 3:57 pm:  start in Sedona
drive for about 58 minutes
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 60 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 5:20 pm at the latest

4:55 pm:  Flagstaff Pulliam (FLG)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 5:50 pm

5:10 pm:  get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time

5:40 pm:  arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate

5:55 pm:  prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat

6:10 pm:  board SkyWest Airlines Inc. flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

6:20 pm:  this is your scheduled departure time
but remember flights can be delayed, so take that into account
it takes the plane an average of 20 minutes to taxi to the runway

6:40 pm:  wheels up! take-off from FLG
fly for about 30 minutes in the air

7:10 pm:  Phoenix Sky Harbor International (PHX)
Phoenix, AZ is the same time as Flagstaff, AZ
land at the connecting airport
taxi on the runway for an average of 11 minutes to the gate

7:21 pm:  arrive at the connecting airport
make sure you schedule enough time for your layover
there may be a minimum connection time for your flight

8:00 pm:  get to your connection gate
with the average delay, you have about 39 minutes
if your incoming flight was delayed, you may need to run

8:15 pm:  board Southwest Airlines Co. connecting flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route

8:25 pm:  scheduled departure time for connecting flight
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 21 minutes

8:46 pm:  actual departure time for connecting flight
it takes the plane an average of 15 minutes to taxi to the runway

9:01 pm:  wheels up again! take-off from
fly for about 59 minutes in the air

10:00 pm (local time):  Los Angeles International (LAX)
San Dimas is the same time as Sedona
taxi on the runway for an average of 10 minutes to the gate

10:10 pm (local time):  arrive at the gate at LAX
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 2 hours to your destination

11:59 pm (local time):  arrive in San Dimas

Now finally, let's look at an example flight from FLG to LAX and figure out how long it would take to fly including take-off and landing, and time to taxi on the runway.

So now we can finally get an idea of the total travel time from Sedona to San Dimas including time spent getting to/from the airports, an estimated wait time of 2 hours at the airport for TSA security lines and waiting at the gate, and the actual flight itself.

Total travel time: 6 hours

  Change your route

Flying non-stop from Sedona to San Dimas

How far is San Dimas from Sedona? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.

Flight distance: 349 miles or 562 km

Flight time: 1 hour, 12 minutes

Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 8 hours, 2 minutes.

Flying private is roughly 8x faster, and saves you about 7 hours in your total travel time.

Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula.

This is a relatively short flight in a private plane, but you might be planning to book a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.

San Dimas Airports
  1. LA/Ontario International Airport
  2. John Wayne Airport
  3. Bob Hope Airport
  4. Long Beach Airport
  5. Los Angeles International Airport

Best day of the week to fly to San Dimas

Looking at flights on SkyWest Airlines Inc. from FLG to PHX, and connecting flights on Southwest Airlines Co. from PHX to LAX, here's a breakdown of the number of flights available each day:

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday

Based on these statistical results, we chose Thursday for the flight itinerary above.

Alternate flights from Sedona to San Dimas

The most common route is FLG to PHX, then connecting to LAX, so that's what we used in the sample itinerary. However, you may want to explore travel alternatives, you could try one of these routes:

  1. FLG to PHX to LAX
    Flagstaff Pulliam to Phoenix Sky Harbor International to Los Angeles International
  2. FLG to PHX to ONT
    Flagstaff Pulliam to Phoenix Sky Harbor International to Ontario International

Airlines that fly to San Dimas

We picked SkyWest Airlines Inc. for your main flight, and Southwest Airlines Co. for your connecting flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:

  1. SkyWest Airlines Inc. (OO)
  2. Southwest Airlines Co. (WN)
  3. American Airlines Inc. (AA)
  4. Delta Air Lines Inc. (DL)
  5. United Air Lines Inc. (UA)

Plan a trip to San Dimas

Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to San Dimas, California. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in San Dimas. A great place to eat might be Tops. Click the button below to explore San Dimas in detail.

What about the return flight?

The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from San Dimas to Sedona, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.

You can also compare the travel time if you were to drive instead. Get the full itinerary for a Sedona to San Dimas road trip. Or if you're more interested in the distance, How far is it from Sedona to San Dimas?

If you happen to know Sedona, don't forget to help other travelers and answer some questions about Sedona!

At a Glance
without making any stops
flight distance is 349 miles
flight time of 1 hour, 12 minutes
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