Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Santa Maria.
Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).
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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Lafayette and Santa Maria is 2 hours. Santa Maria is 2 hours behind Lafayette.
Santa Maria, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 192 kg (423 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Lafayette (LFT) → Santa Maria (SMX).