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Distance between Indianapolis, IN (IND) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara (Indianapolis International Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 1878 miles / 3022 kilometers / 1632 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Indianapolis (IND) to Santa Barbara (SBA) is 2155 miles / 3468 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 53 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Indianapolis to Santa Barbara.

Shortest flight path between Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

How far is Santa Barbara from Indianapolis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1877.804 miles
  • 3022.033 kilometers
  • 1631.767 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
  • 1873.729 miles
  • 3015.475 kilometers
  • 1628.226 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 Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″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 Indianapolis and Santa Barbara is 3 hours. Santa Barbara is 3 hours behind Indianapolis.

Time Difference

Indianapolis, IN

 EST

Santa Barbara, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 206 kg (455 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Indianapolis (IND) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

Distance:
1878
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1878

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