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Distance between Honolulu, HI (HNL) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from Honolulu to Santa Barbara (Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 2481 miles / 3993 kilometers / 2156 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 11 minutes.

Map of flight path from Honolulu to Santa Barbara.

Shortest flight path between Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

How far is Santa Barbara from Honolulu?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2481.079 miles
  • 3992.910 kilometers
  • 2155.999 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
  • 2478.213 miles
  • 3988.297 kilometers
  • 2153.508 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 Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport
City: Honolulu, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HNL
ICAO Code: PHNL
Coordinates: 21°19′7″N, 157°55′19″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 Honolulu and Santa Barbara is 2 hours. Santa Barbara is 2 hours ahead of Honolulu.

Time Difference

Honolulu, HI

 HST

Santa Barbara, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 273 kg (602 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Honolulu (HNL) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

Distance:
2481
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2481

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