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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Flight distance from Louisville to Santa Maria (Louisville International Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 1934 miles / 3112 kilometers / 1680 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Santa Maria (SMX) is 2252 miles / 3624 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 39 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Louisville to Santa Maria.

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).

How far is Santa Maria from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1933.801 miles
  • 3112.151 kilometers
  • 1680.427 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
  • 1929.463 miles
  • 3105.170 kilometers
  • 1676.658 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).

Airport information


A Louisville International Airport
City: Louisville, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SDF
ICAO Code: KSDF
Coordinates: 38°10′27″N, 85°44′9″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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Louisville and Santa Maria is 3 hours. Santa Maria is 3 hours behind Louisville.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

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Santa Maria, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 211 kg (466 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Santa Maria (SMX).

Distance:
1934
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1934

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