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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PST

Santa Maria, CA

 PST

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

Round trip?