# 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
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
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.

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## 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
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1681

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