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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Distance from Lafayette to Santa Maria (Lafayette Regional Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 1687 miles / 2715 kilometers / 1466 nautical miles.

How far is Santa Maria from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1686.722 miles
  • 2714.516 kilometers
  • 1465.721 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
  • 1683.501 miles
  • 2709.332 kilometers
  • 1462.922 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 Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) to Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX) is 3 hours 41 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 185 kg (408 pounds).

Airport information


A Lafayette Regional Airport
City: Lafayette, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LFT
ICAO Code: KLFT
Coordinates: 30°12′19″N, 91°59′15″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

Lafayette to Santa Maria flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Santa Maria (SMX).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1687

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