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Distance between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Santa Ana, CA (SNA)

Flight distance from Sacramento to Santa Ana (Sacramento International Airport – Orange County John Wayne Airport) is 404 miles / 650 kilometers / 351 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Sacramento (SMF) to Santa Ana (SNA) is 433 miles / 697 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 36 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Sacramento to Santa Ana.

Shortest flight path between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA).

How far is Santa Ana from Sacramento?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 403.748 miles
  • 649.769 kilometers
  • 350.847 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
  • 404.126 miles
  • 650.377 kilometers
  • 351.175 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 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 Orange County John Wayne Airport
City: Santa Ana, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SNA
ICAO Code: KSNA
Coordinates: 33°40′32″N, 117°52′4″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Sacramento and Santa Ana.

Time Difference

Sacramento, CA

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Santa Ana, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 84 kg (186 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sacramento (SMF) → Santa Ana (SNA).

Distance:
404
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
404

Round trip?