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Distance between Palm Springs, CA (PSP) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Flight distance from Palm Springs to Santa Maria (Palm Springs International Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 237 miles / 382 kilometers / 206 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Palm Springs (PSP) to Santa Maria (SMX) is 277 miles / 445 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 9 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Palm Springs to Santa Maria.

Shortest flight path between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).

How far is Santa Maria from Palm Springs?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Palm Springs and Santa Maria. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 237.481 miles
  • 382.188 kilometers
  • 206.365 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
  • 237.067 miles
  • 381.523 kilometers
  • 206.006 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 Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″W

B Santa Maria Public Airport
City: Santa Maria, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMX
ICAO Code: KSMX
Coordinates: 34°53′56″N, 120°27′25″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Palm Springs and Santa Maria.

Time Difference

Palm Springs, CA

 PST

Santa Maria, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 60 kg (132 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Palm Springs (PSP) → Santa Maria (SMX).

Distance:
237
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
237

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