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Distance between Santa Barbara, CA (SBA) and Modesto, CA (MOD)

Flight distance from Santa Barbara to Modesto (Santa Barbara Municipal Airport – Modesto City–County Airport) is 229 miles / 369 kilometers / 199 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Santa Barbara (SBA) to Modesto (MOD) is 306 miles / 493 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 25 minutes.

Santa Barbara – Modesto

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229
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369
Kilometers
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199
Nautical miles

How far is Modesto 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)
  • 229.251 miles
  • 368.943 kilometers
  • 199.213 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
  • 229.663 miles
  • 369.606 kilometers
  • 199.571 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 to Modesto City–County Airport is 56 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Santa Barbara and Modesto.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Santa Barbara to Modesto generates about 59 kg of CO2 per passenger, 59 kilograms is equal to 130 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 Modesto

Shortest flight path between Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) and Modesto City–County Airport (MOD).

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 Modesto City–County Airport
City: Modesto, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MOD
ICAO Code: KMOD
Coordinates: 37°37′32″N, 120°57′14″W