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Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Flight distance from Seattle to Santa Maria (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 871 miles / 1402 kilometers / 757 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to Santa Maria (SMX) is 1045 miles / 1682 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 9 minutes.

Seattle – Santa Maria

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871
Miles
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1402
Kilometers
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757
Nautical miles

How far is Santa Maria from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 871.356 miles
  • 1402.311 kilometers
  • 757.187 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
  • 872.392 miles
  • 1403.979 kilometers
  • 758.088 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 Seattle to Santa Maria is 2 hours 8 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and Santa Maria.

Seattle time to Santa Maria time converter

Time in Seattle: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Santa Maria: 00:00

Current local times

Seattle, WA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Seattle to Santa Maria generates about 141 kg of CO2 per passenger, 141 kilograms is equal to 311 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Santa Maria

Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).

Airport information

Origin Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W
Destination 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