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Distance between Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) and Long Beach, CA (LGB)

Flight distance from Santa Barbara to Long Beach (Santa Barbara Municipal Airport – Long Beach Airport) is 105 miles / 170 kilometers / 92 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Long Beach (LGB) is 123 miles / 198 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 26 minutes.

Santa Barbara – Long Beach

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105
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170
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92
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How far is Long Beach 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)
  • 105.458 miles
  • 169.718 kilometers
  • 91.640 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
  • 105.306 miles
  • 169.474 kilometers
  • 91.508 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).

How long does it take to fly from Santa Barbara to Long Beach?

Estimated flight time from Santa Barbara Municipal Airport to Long Beach Airport is 41 minutes.

What is the time difference between Santa Barbara and Long Beach?

There is no time difference between Santa Barbara and Long Beach.

Flight carbon footprint between Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) and Long Beach Airport (LGB)

On average flying from Santa Barbara to Long Beach generates about 41 kg of CO2 per passenger, 41 kilograms is equal to 89 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 Long Beach

Shortest flight path between Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).

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 Long Beach Airport
City: Long Beach, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGB
ICAO Code: KLGB
Coordinates: 33°49′3″N, 118°9′7″W