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Distance between Lihue, HI (LIH) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Distance from Lihue to Santa Maria (Lihue Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 2510 miles / 4039 kilometers / 2181 nautical miles.

How far is Santa Maria from Lihue?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2509.611 miles
  • 4038.827 kilometers
  • 2180.792 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
  • 2506.540 miles
  • 4033.885 kilometers
  • 2178.124 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 Lihue Airport (LIH) to Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX) is 5 hours 15 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lihue and Santa Maria is 2 hours. Santa Maria is 2 hours ahead of Lihue.

Time Difference

Lihue
Santa Maria

Lihue, HI

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Santa Maria, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 281 kg (619 pounds).

Airport information


A Lihue Airport
City: Lihue, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LIH
ICAO Code: PHLI
Coordinates: 21°58′33″N, 159°20′20″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

Lihue to Santa Maria flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lihue (LIH) → Santa Maria (SMX).

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Air miles:
2510
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2510

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