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Distance between Santa Maria Island (SMA) and Ponta Delgada (PDL)

Flight distance from Santa Maria Island to Ponta Delgada (Santa Maria Airport – João Paulo II Airport) is 61 miles / 97 kilometers / 53 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Santa Maria Island (SMA) to Ponta Delgada (PDL) is 71 miles / 114 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 59 minutes.

Santa Maria Island – Ponta Delgada

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How far is Ponta Delgada from Santa Maria Island?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 60.505 miles
  • 97.373 kilometers
  • 52.577 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
  • 60.561 miles
  • 97.463 kilometers
  • 52.626 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 Maria Airport to João Paulo II Airport is 36 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Santa Maria Island and Ponta Delgada.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Santa Maria Island to Ponta Delgada generates about 34 kg of CO2 per passenger, 34 kilograms is equal to 75 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 Maria Island to Ponta Delgada

Shortest flight path between Santa Maria Airport (SMA) and João Paulo II Airport (PDL).

Airport information

Origin Santa Maria Airport
City: Santa Maria Island
Country: Portugal Flag of Portugal
IATA Code: SMA
ICAO Code: LPAZ
Coordinates: 36°58′17″N, 25°10′14″W
Destination João Paulo II Airport
City: Ponta Delgada
Country: Portugal Flag of Portugal
IATA Code: PDL
ICAO Code: LPPD
Coordinates: 37°44′28″N, 25°41′52″W

Airlines flying from Santa Maria Island (SMA) to Ponta Delgada (PDL)

SATA Air Acores
SATA International
TAP Portugal