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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Distance from Seattle to Santa Barbara (Boeing Field – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 913 miles / 1470 kilometers / 794 nautical miles.

How far is Santa Barbara from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 913.229 miles
  • 1469.700 kilometers
  • 793.575 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
  • 914.320 miles
  • 1471.455 kilometers
  • 794.522 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Boeing Field (BFI) to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) is 2 hours 13 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and Santa Barbara.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 145 kg (319 pounds).

Airport information


A Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″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

Seattle to Santa Barbara flight path

Shortest flight path between Boeing Field (BFI) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
913

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