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Distance between Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles (Santa Barbara Municipal Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 89 miles / 142 kilometers / 77 nautical miles.

How far is Los Angeles from Santa Barbara?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 88.542 miles
  • 142.494 kilometers
  • 76.941 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
  • 88.407 miles
  • 142.277 kilometers
  • 76.824 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 Municipal Airport (SBA) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 40 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 37 kg (82 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

B Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Map

Santa Barbara to Los Angeles flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Santa Barbara (SBA) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
89

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