Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Santa Barbara.
Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).
How far is Santa Barbara from New York?
There are several ways to calculate distances between New York and Santa Barbara. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2530.638 miles
- 4072.667 kilometers
- 2199.064 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
- 2524.987 miles
- 4063.573 kilometers
- 2194.154 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 New York and Santa Barbara is 3 hours. Santa Barbara is 3 hours behind New York.
New York, NY
Santa Barbara, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 279 kg (615 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
New York (LGA) → Santa Barbara (SBA).