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Distance between Dallas, TX (DFW) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from Dallas to Santa Barbara (Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 1316 miles / 2117 kilometers / 1143 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Dallas (DFW) to Santa Barbara (SBA) is 1514 miles / 2437 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 45 minutes.

Dallas – Santa Barbara

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1316
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2117
Kilometers
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1143
Nautical miles

How far is Santa Barbara from Dallas?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1315.569 miles
  • 2117.203 kilometers
  • 1143.198 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
  • 1312.786 miles
  • 2112.725 kilometers
  • 1140.780 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 Dallas to Santa Barbara is 2 hours 59 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Dallas and Santa Barbara is 2 hours. Santa Barbara is 2 hours behind Dallas.

Dallas time to Santa Barbara time converter

Time in Dallas: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Santa Barbara: 00:00

Current local times

Dallas, TX

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Santa Barbara, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Dallas to Santa Barbara generates about 168 kg of CO2 per passenger, 168 kilograms is equal to 370 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

Airport information

Origin Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DFW
ICAO Code: KDFW
Coordinates: 32°53′48″N, 97°2′16″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