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Distance between Sioux City, IA (SUX) and Santa Barbara, CA (SBA)

Flight distance from Sioux City to Santa Barbara (Sioux Gateway Airport – Santa Barbara Municipal Airport) is 1381 miles / 2222 kilometers / 1200 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Sioux City (SUX) to Santa Barbara (SBA) is 1704 miles / 2742 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 32 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Sioux City to Santa Barbara.

Shortest flight path between Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX) and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA).

How far is Santa Barbara from Sioux City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1380.779 miles
  • 2222.149 kilometers
  • 1199.864 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
  • 1378.362 miles
  • 2218.258 kilometers
  • 1197.764 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 Sioux Gateway Airport
City: Sioux City, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SUX
ICAO Code: KSUX
Coordinates: 42°24′9″N, 96°23′3″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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Sioux City and Santa Barbara is 2 hours. Santa Barbara is 2 hours behind Sioux City.

Time Difference

Sioux City, IA

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Santa Barbara, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 172 kg (379 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sioux City (SUX) → Santa Barbara (SBA).

Distance:
1381
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1381

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