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Distance between Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) and Grand Canyon, AZ (GCN)

Flight distance from Santa Barbara to Grand Canyon (Santa Barbara Municipal Airport – Grand Canyon National Park Airport) is 448 miles / 721 kilometers / 389 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Grand Canyon (GCN) is 583 miles / 939 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 43 minutes.

Santa Barbara – Grand Canyon

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448
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721
Kilometers
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389
Nautical miles

How far is Grand Canyon from Santa Barbara?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 447.764 miles
  • 720.607 kilometers
  • 389.097 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
  • 446.878 miles
  • 719.180 kilometers
  • 388.326 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 Santa Barbara to Grand Canyon is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Santa Barbara and Grand Canyon.

Santa Barbara time to Grand Canyon time converter

Time in Santa Barbara: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Grand Canyon: 00:00

Current local times

Santa Barbara, CA

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Grand Canyon, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Santa Barbara to Grand Canyon generates about 91 kg of CO2 per passenger, 91 kilograms is equal to 200 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Santa Barbara to Grand Canyon

Shortest flight path between Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) and Grand Canyon National Park Airport (GCN).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Grand Canyon National Park Airport
City: Grand Canyon, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GCN
ICAO Code: KGCN
Coordinates: 35°57′8″N, 112°8′49″W