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Distance between Fargo, ND (FAR) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from Fargo to Santa Barbara (Hector International Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 1476 miles / 2376 kilometers / 1283 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Fargo (FAR) to Santa Barbara (SBA) is 1883 miles / 3030 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 33 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Fargo to Santa Barbara.

Shortest flight path between Hector International Airport (FAR) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

How far is Santa Barbara from Fargo?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Fargo and Santa Barbara. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1476.245 miles
  • 2375.786 kilometers
  • 1282.822 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
  • 1474.453 miles
  • 2372.902 kilometers
  • 1281.264 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).

Airport information


A Hector International Airport
City: Fargo, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAR
ICAO Code: KFAR
Coordinates: 46°55′14″N, 96°48′56″W

B Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
City: Santa Barbara, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBA
ICAO Code: KSBA
Coordinates: 34°25′34″N, 119°50′23″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fargo and Santa Barbara is 2 hours. Santa Barbara is 2 hours behind Fargo.

Time Difference

Fargo, ND

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Santa Barbara, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (392 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fargo (FAR) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

Distance:
1476
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1476

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