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Distance between Portland, OR (PDX) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from Portland to Santa Barbara (Portland International Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 784 miles / 1261 kilometers / 681 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Portland (PDX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) is 956 miles / 1539 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 20 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Portland to Santa Barbara.

Shortest flight path between Portland International Airport (PDX) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

How far is Santa Barbara from Portland?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 783.789 miles
  • 1261.387 kilometers
  • 681.094 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
  • 784.810 miles
  • 1263.030 kilometers
  • 681.982 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 Portland International Airport
City: Portland, OR
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PDX
ICAO Code: KPDX
Coordinates: 45°35′19″N, 122°35′52″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

There is no time difference between Portland and Santa Barbara.

Time Difference

Portland, OR

 PST

Santa Barbara, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 133 kg (294 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Portland (PDX) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

Distance:
784
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
784

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