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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Distance from Washington D.C. to Santa Barbara (Washington Dulles International Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 2353 miles / 3787 kilometers / 2045 nautical miles.

How far is Santa Barbara from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2353.131 miles
  • 3786.996 kilometers
  • 2044.815 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
  • 2347.874 miles
  • 3778.538 kilometers
  • 2040.247 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) is 4 hours 57 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Santa Barbara is 3 hours. Santa Barbara is 3 hours behind Washington D.C..

Time Difference

Washington D.C.
Santa Barbara

Washington D.C.

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Santa Barbara, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 262 kg (578 pounds).

Airport information


A Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″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

Map

Washington D.C. to Santa Barbara flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2353

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