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Distance between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Distance from Sacramento to Santa Barbara (Sacramento International Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 310 miles / 499 kilometers / 269 nautical miles.

How far is Santa Barbara from Sacramento?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 310.052 miles
  • 498.980 kilometers
  • 269.427 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
  • 310.549 miles
  • 499.781 kilometers
  • 269.860 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 Sacramento International Airport (SMF) to Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA) is 1 hour 5 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Sacramento and Santa Barbara.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 68 kg (149 pounds).

Airport information


A Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″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

Sacramento to Santa Barbara flight path

Shortest flight path between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sacramento (SMF) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

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Air miles:
310
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
310

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