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Distance between Ponta Delgada (PDL) and Santa Maria Island (SMA)

Flight distance from Ponta Delgada to Santa Maria Island (João Paulo II Airport – Santa Maria Airport) is 61 miles / 97 kilometers / 53 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Ponta Delgada (PDL) to Santa Maria Island (SMA) is 70 miles / 113 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 58 minutes.

Ponta Delgada – Santa Maria Island

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How far is Santa Maria Island from Ponta Delgada?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 60.505 miles
  • 97.373 kilometers
  • 52.577 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
  • 60.561 miles
  • 97.463 kilometers
  • 52.626 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from João Paulo II Airport to Santa Maria Airport is 36 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Ponta Delgada and Santa Maria Island.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Ponta Delgada to Santa Maria Island generates about 34 kg of CO2 per passenger, 34 kilograms is equal to 75 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Ponta Delgada to Santa Maria Island

Shortest flight path between João Paulo II Airport (PDL) and Santa Maria Airport (SMA).

Airport information

Origin João Paulo II Airport
City: Ponta Delgada
Country: Portugal Flag of Portugal
IATA Code: PDL
ICAO Code: LPPD
Coordinates: 37°44′28″N, 25°41′52″W
Destination Santa Maria Airport
City: Santa Maria Island
Country: Portugal Flag of Portugal
IATA Code: SMA
ICAO Code: LPAZ
Coordinates: 36°58′17″N, 25°10′14″W

Airlines flying from Ponta Delgada (PDL) to Santa Maria Island (SMA)

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