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Distance between St Louis, MO (STL) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Flight distance from St Louis to Santa Maria (St. Louis Lambert International Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 1681 miles / 2706 kilometers / 1461 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from St Louis (STL) to Santa Maria (SMX) is 1989 miles / 3201 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 5 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from St Louis to Santa Maria.

Shortest flight path between St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).

How far is Santa Maria from St Louis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between St Louis and Santa Maria. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1681.167 miles
  • 2705.576 kilometers
  • 1460.894 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
  • 1677.450 miles
  • 2699.595 kilometers
  • 1457.664 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 St. Louis Lambert International Airport
City: St Louis, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: STL
ICAO Code: KSTL
Coordinates: 38°44′55″N, 90°22′12″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 St Louis and Santa Maria is 2 hours. Santa Maria is 2 hours behind St Louis.

Time Difference

St Louis, MO

 CST

Santa Maria, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 191 kg (422 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

St Louis (STL) → Santa Maria (SMX).

Distance:
1681
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1681

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