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Distance between Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from Fort Lauderdale to Santa Barbara (Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 2426 miles / 3904 kilometers / 2108 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Santa Barbara (SBA) is 2820 miles / 4538 kilometers and travel time by car is about 47 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

How far is Santa Barbara from Fort Lauderdale?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2425.886 miles
  • 3904.085 kilometers
  • 2108.037 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
  • 2421.804 miles
  • 3897.515 kilometers
  • 2104.490 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 Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport
City: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FLL
ICAO Code: KFLL
Coordinates: 26°4′21″N, 80°9′9″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 Fort Lauderdale and Santa Barbara is 3 hours. Santa Barbara is 3 hours behind Fort Lauderdale.

Time Difference

Fort Lauderdale, FL

 EST

Santa Barbara, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 267 kg (588 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fort Lauderdale (FLL) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

Distance:
2426
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2426

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