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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Distance from Los Angeles to Santa Maria (Los Angeles International Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 134 miles / 216 kilometers / 117 nautical miles.

How far is Santa Maria from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Santa Maria. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 134.325 miles
  • 216.175 kilometers
  • 116.725 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
  • 134.179 miles
  • 215.941 kilometers
  • 116.599 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 Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX) is 45 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Los Angeles and Santa Maria.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 44 kg (96 pounds).

Airport information


A Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″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

Los Angeles to Santa Maria flight path

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Santa Maria (SMX).

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Air miles:
134
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
134

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