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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Milwaukee, WI

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Santa Maria, CA

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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
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1827

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