# Distance between Milwaukee, WI (MKE) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Flight distance from Milwaukee to Santa Maria (Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 1827 miles / 2940 kilometers / 1588 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Milwaukee (MKE) to Santa Maria (SMX) is 2215 miles / 3564 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 45 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Milwaukee to Santa Maria.

Shortest flight path between Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).

## How far is Santa Maria from Milwaukee?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1827.122 miles
• 2940.468 kilometers
• 1587.726 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
• 1823.361 miles
• 2934.415 kilometers
• 1584.457 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).

## Airport information

A Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport
City: Milwaukee, WI
Country: United States
IATA Code: MKE
ICAO Code: KMKE
Coordinates: 42°56′49″N, 87°53′47″W

B Santa Maria Public Airport
City: Santa Maria, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SMX
ICAO Code: KSMX
Coordinates: 34°53′56″N, 120°27′25″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 202 kg (446 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Milwaukee (MKE) → Santa Maria (SMX).

Distance:
1827
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1827

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