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Distance between Phoenix, AZ (PHX) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from Phoenix to Santa Barbara (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 455 miles / 732 kilometers / 395 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Phoenix (PHX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) is 483 miles / 778 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 26 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

How far is Santa Barbara from Phoenix?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 454.780 miles
  • 731.898 kilometers
  • 395.193 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
  • 453.846 miles
  • 730.394 kilometers
  • 394.381 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″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 Phoenix and Santa Barbara.

Time Difference

Phoenix, AZ

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Santa Barbara, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 92 kg (203 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Phoenix (PHX) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

Distance:
455
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
455

Round trip?