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Distance between Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Flight distance from Salt Lake City to Santa Maria (Salt Lake City International Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 616 miles / 991 kilometers / 535 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Santa Maria (SMX) is 855 miles / 1376 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 19 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Salt Lake City to Santa Maria.

Shortest flight path between Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).

How far is Santa Maria from Salt Lake City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 615.921 miles
  • 991.229 kilometers
  • 535.221 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
  • 615.582 miles
  • 990.683 kilometers
  • 534.926 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 Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″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 Salt Lake City and Santa Maria is 1 hour. Santa Maria is 1 hour behind Salt Lake City.

Time Difference

Salt Lake City, UT

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Santa Maria, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 115 kg (253 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Salt Lake City (SLC) → Santa Maria (SMX).

Distance:
616
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
616

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