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Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Distance from Fairbanks to Santa Maria (Fairbanks International Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 2361 miles / 3800 kilometers / 2052 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) to Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX) is 4 hours 58 minutes.

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.

Time Difference

Fairbanks
Santa Maria

Fairbanks, AK

 AKST

Santa Maria, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 263 kg (580 pounds).

Airport information


A Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

B Santa Maria Public Airport
City: Santa Maria, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMX
ICAO Code: KSMX
Coordinates: 34°53′56″N, 120°27′25″W

Map

Fairbanks to Santa Maria flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Santa Maria (SMX).

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Air miles:
2361
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2361

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