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

Distance from Houston to Santa Maria (Santa Maria Public Airport – George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1502 miles / 2417 kilometers / 1305 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1501.809 miles
  • 2416.927 kilometers
  • 1305.036 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
  • 1499.052 miles
  • 2412.491 kilometers
  • 1302.641 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 George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX) is 3 hours 20 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

Houston
Santa Maria

Houston, TX

 CST

Santa Maria, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 183 kg (404 pounds).

Airport information


A George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″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 (IAH) → Santa Maria (SMX).

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Air miles:
1502
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1502

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