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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Distance from Rochester to Santa Maria (Rochester International Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 1610 miles / 2591 kilometers / 1399 nautical miles.

How far is Santa Maria from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1610.277 miles
  • 2591.490 kilometers
  • 1399.293 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
  • 1607.277 miles
  • 2586.661 kilometers
  • 1396.685 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Rochester International Airport (RST) to Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX) is 3 hours 32 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rochester and Santa Maria is 2 hours. Santa Maria is 2 hours behind Rochester.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 176 kg (389 pounds).

Airport information


A Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RST
ICAO Code: KRST
Coordinates: 43°54′29″N, 92°30′0″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

Rochester to Santa Maria flight path

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Santa Maria (SMX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1610

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