Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Santa Maria.
Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).
How far is Santa Maria from Fairbanks?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Santa Maria. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2361.379 miles
- 3800.271 kilometers
- 2051.982 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
- 2359.301 miles
- 3796.927 kilometers
- 2050.177 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 Maria is 1 hour. Santa Maria is 1 hour ahead of Fairbanks.
Santa Maria, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 259 kg (571 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Fairbanks (FAI) → Santa Maria (SMX).