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Distance between Charlotte, NC (CLT) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Flight distance from Charlotte to Santa Maria (Charlotte Douglas International Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 2225 miles / 3581 kilometers / 1933 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Charlotte (CLT) to Santa Maria (SMX) is 2571 miles / 4137 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 37 minutes.

Charlotte – Santa Maria

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2225
Miles
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3581
Kilometers
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1933
Nautical miles

How far is Santa Maria from Charlotte?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2224.844 miles
  • 3580.539 kilometers
  • 1933.337 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
  • 2219.905 miles
  • 3572.591 kilometers
  • 1929.045 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 to Santa Maria is 4 hours 42 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Charlotte time to Santa Maria time converter

Time in Charlotte: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Santa Maria: 00:00

Current local times

Charlotte, NC

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Santa Maria, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Charlotte to Santa Maria generates about 243 kg of CO2 per passenger, 243 kilograms is equal to 536 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 Maria

Shortest flight path between Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).

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 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