# How far is Popayán from Santa Marta?

The distance between Santa Marta (Simón Bolívar International Airport) and Popayán (Guillermo León Valencia Airport) is 617 miles / 994 kilometers / 537 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Santa Marta (SMR) to Popayán (PPN) is 833 miles / 1340 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 18 hours 15 minutes.

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994
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1 h 40 min
115 kg

## Distance from Santa Marta to Popayán

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Santa Marta to Popayán. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 617.428 miles
• 993.653 kilometers
• 536.530 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 620.510 miles
• 998.615 kilometers
• 539.209 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Santa Marta to Popayán?

The estimated flight time from Simón Bolívar International Airport to Guillermo León Valencia Airport is 1 hour and 40 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Simón Bolívar International Airport (SMR) and Guillermo León Valencia Airport (PPN)

On average, flying from Santa Marta to Popayán generates about 115 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 115 kilograms equals 253 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 Marta to Popayán

See the map of the shortest flight path between Simón Bolívar International Airport (SMR) and Guillermo León Valencia Airport (PPN).

## Airport information

Origin Simón Bolívar International Airport
City: Santa Marta
Country: Colombia
IATA Code: SMR
ICAO Code: SKSM
Coordinates: 11°7′10″N, 74°13′50″W
Destination Guillermo León Valencia Airport
City: Popayán
Country: Colombia
IATA Code: PPN
ICAO Code: SKPP
Coordinates: 2°27′15″N, 76°36′33″W