How far is Santa Barbara from Chicago?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Santa Barbara. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1802.625 miles
- 2901.043 kilometers
- 1566.438 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
- 1798.934 miles
- 2895.104 kilometers
- 1563.231 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).
Estimated flight time from O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) is 3 hours 54 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Chicago and Santa Barbara is 2 hours. Santa Barbara is 2 hours behind Chicago.
Santa Barbara, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 198 kg (437 pounds).
Chicago to Santa Barbara flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (ORD) → Santa Barbara (SBA).