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).
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.
Des Moines, IA
Santa Barbara, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 164 kg (362 pounds).
Des Moines to Santa Barbara flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Santa Barbara (SBA).