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Distance between Asheville, NC (AVL) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from Asheville to Santa Barbara (Asheville Regional Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 2106 miles / 3389 kilometers / 1830 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Asheville (AVL) to Santa Barbara (SBA) is 2404 miles / 3869 kilometers and travel time by car is about 40 hours 43 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Asheville to Santa Barbara.

Shortest flight path between Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

How far is Santa Barbara from Asheville?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Asheville and Santa Barbara. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2105.954 miles
  • 3389.205 kilometers
  • 1830.024 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 2101.303 miles
  • 3381.719 kilometers
  • 1825.982 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Asheville Regional Airport
City: Asheville, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AVL
ICAO Code: KAVL
Coordinates: 35°26′10″N, 82°32′30″W

B Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
City: Santa Barbara, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBA
ICAO Code: KSBA
Coordinates: 34°25′34″N, 119°50′23″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Asheville and Santa Barbara is 3 hours. Santa Barbara is 3 hours behind Asheville.

Time Difference

Asheville, NC

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Santa Barbara, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 230 kg (506 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Asheville (AVL) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

Distance:
2106
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2106

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