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Distance between Des Moines, IA (DSM) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Distance from Des Moines to Santa Barbara (Des Moines International Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 1504 miles / 2420 kilometers / 1307 nautical miles.

How far is Santa Barbara from Des Moines?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Santa Barbara. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1503.804 miles
  • 2420.137 kilometers
  • 1306.770 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
  • 1500.889 miles
  • 2415.447 kilometers
  • 1304.237 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 Des Moines International Airport (DSM) to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) is 3 hours 20 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 164 kg (362 pounds).

Airport information


A Des Moines International Airport
City: Des Moines, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DSM
ICAO Code: KDSM
Coordinates: 41°32′2″N, 93°39′47″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

Map

Des Moines to Santa Barbara flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Des Moines (DSM) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1504

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