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Distance between Sioux City, IA (SUX) and Santa Maria, CA (SMX)

Flight distance from Sioux City to Santa Maria (Sioux Gateway Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 1395 miles / 2245 kilometers / 1212 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Sioux City (SUX) to Santa Maria (SMX) is 1765 miles / 2840 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX) and Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX).

How far is Santa Maria from Sioux City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1395.160 miles
  • 2245.292 kilometers
  • 1212.361 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
  • 1392.571 miles
  • 2241.126 kilometers
  • 1210.111 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 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 Sioux City and Santa Maria is 2 hours. Santa Maria is 2 hours behind Sioux City.

Time Difference

Sioux City, IA

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Santa Maria, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 173 kg (381 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sioux City (SUX) → Santa Maria (SMX).

Distance:
1395
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1395

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