Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Santa Barbara.
Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).
How far is Santa Barbara from Fairbanks?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Santa Barbara. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2404.217 miles
- 3869.213 kilometers
- 2089.208 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
- 2402.162 miles
- 3865.904 kilometers
- 2087.421 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 Fairbanks and Santa Barbara is 1 hour. Santa Barbara is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks.
Santa Barbara, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 264 kg (582 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Fairbanks (FAI) → Santa Barbara (SBA).