# 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
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
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.

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## 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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