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Distance between Charlotte, NC (CLT) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from Charlotte to Santa Barbara (Charlotte Douglas International Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 2198 miles / 3537 kilometers / 1910 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Charlotte (CLT) to Santa Barbara (SBA) is 2508 miles / 4036 kilometers and travel time by car is about 45 hours 23 minutes.

Charlotte – Santa Barbara

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2198
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3537
Kilometers
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1910
Nautical miles

How far is Santa Barbara from Charlotte?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2197.567 miles
  • 3536.642 kilometers
  • 1909.634 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
  • 2192.723 miles
  • 3528.845 kilometers
  • 1905.424 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 Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport is 4 hours 39 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Charlotte and Santa Barbara is 3 hours. Santa Barbara is 3 hours behind Charlotte.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Charlotte to Santa Barbara generates about 240 kg of CO2 per passenger, 240 kilograms is equal to 529 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Charlotte to Santa Barbara

Shortest flight path between Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

Airport information

Origin Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City: Charlotte, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CLT
ICAO Code: KCLT
Coordinates: 35°12′50″N, 80°56′35″W
Destination 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