Map of flight path and driving directions from Des Moines to Santa Maria.
Shortest flight path between Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).
How far is Santa Maria from Des Moines?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Des Moines and Santa Maria. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1520.996 miles
- 2447.805 kilometers
- 1321.709 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
- 1517.923 miles
- 2442.861 kilometers
- 1319.039 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Des Moines and Santa Maria is 2 hours. Santa Maria is 2 hours behind Des Moines.
Des Moines, IA
Santa Maria, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 181 kg (399 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Des Moines (DSM) → Santa Maria (SMX).