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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Flight distance from Charleston to Santa Maria (Charleston International Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 2311 miles / 3720 kilometers / 2008 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Santa Maria (SMX) is 2633 miles / 4238 kilometers and travel time by car is about 44 hours 55 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).

How far is Santa Maria from Charleston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2311.222 miles
  • 3719.551 kilometers
  • 2008.397 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
  • 2306.275 miles
  • 3711.590 kilometers
  • 2004.098 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 Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″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

The time difference between Charleston and Santa Maria is 3 hours. Santa Maria is 3 hours behind Charleston.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

 EST

Santa Maria, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 253 kg (558 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Santa Maria (SMX).

Distance:
2311
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2311

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