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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 1516 miles / 2440 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 20 minutes.

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).

How far is Santa Barbara from Dallas?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Dallas and Santa Barbara. 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).

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Dallas, TX

 CDT

Santa Barbara, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 168 kg (370 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Dallas (DFW) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

Distance:
1316
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1316

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