Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Santa Maria.
Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).
How far is Santa Maria from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Santa Maria. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1513.322 miles
- 2435.456 kilometers
- 1315.041 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
- 1510.605 miles
- 2431.084 kilometers
- 1312.680 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 Houston and Santa Maria is 2 hours. Santa Maria is 2 hours behind Houston.
Santa Maria, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 165 kg (365 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (HOU) → Santa Maria (SMX).