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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Distance from Houston to Santa Maria (Santa Maria Public Airport – William P. Hobby Airport) is 1513 miles / 2435 kilometers / 1315 nautical miles.

Calculations with different 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) to Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX) is 3 hours 21 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Houston and Santa Maria is 2 hours. Santa Maria is 2 hours behind Houston.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 184 kg (407 pounds).

Airport information


A William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″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

Houston to Santa Maria flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Santa Maria (SMX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1513

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