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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Santa Barbara (Palm Beach International Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 2413 miles / 3883 kilometers / 2097 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Santa Barbara (SBA) is 2773 miles / 4463 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 17 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to Santa Barbara.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

How far is Santa Barbara from West Palm Beach?

There are several ways to calculate distances between West Palm Beach and Santa Barbara. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2412.709 miles
  • 3882.878 kilometers
  • 2096.587 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
  • 2408.518 miles
  • 3876.134 kilometers
  • 2092.945 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″W

B Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
City: Santa Barbara, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBA
ICAO Code: KSBA
Coordinates: 34°25′34″N, 119°50′23″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between West Palm Beach and Santa Barbara is 3 hours. Santa Barbara is 3 hours behind West Palm Beach.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

 EST

Santa Barbara, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 265 kg (584 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

Distance:
2413
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2413

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