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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Distance from San Francisco International Airport to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport is 262 miles / 422 kilometers / 228 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 261.923 miles
  • 421.524 kilometers
  • 227.605 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
  • 262.141 miles
  • 421.876 kilometers
  • 227.795 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) is 59 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between San Francisco and Santa Barbara.

Time Difference

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Airport information


A San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

B 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

Map

Flight map from San Francisco to Santa Barbara.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

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Air miles:
262
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
262

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