Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Santa Maria.
Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).
How far is Santa Maria from Chicago?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Santa Maria. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1826.851 miles
- 2940.031 kilometers
- 1587.490 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
- 1822.973 miles
- 2933.791 kilometers
- 1584.120 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 Chicago and Santa Maria is 2 hours. Santa Maria is 2 hours behind Chicago.
Santa Maria, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 202 kg (446 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (MDW) → Santa Maria (SMX).