# Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Flight distance from Seattle to Santa Maria (Seattle Boeing Field – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 877 miles / 1411 kilometers / 762 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Santa Maria (SMX) is 1051 miles / 1692 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 2 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Santa Maria.

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).

## How far is Santa Maria from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 876.870 miles
• 1411.186 kilometers
• 761.980 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
• 877.908 miles
• 1412.856 kilometers
• 762.881 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 Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″W

B Santa Maria Public Airport
City: Santa Maria, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SMX
ICAO Code: KSMX
Coordinates: 34°53′56″N, 120°27′25″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and Santa Maria.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 142 kg (312 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Santa Maria (SMX).

Distance:
877
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
877

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