Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Santa Barbara.
Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).
How far is Santa Barbara from Richmond?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Richmond and Santa Barbara. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2372.483 miles
- 3818.141 kilometers
- 2061.631 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
- 2367.182 miles
- 3809.609 kilometers
- 2057.025 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Richmond and Santa Barbara is 3 hours. Santa Barbara is 3 hours behind Richmond.
Santa Barbara, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 260 kg (574 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Richmond (RIC) → Santa Barbara (SBA).