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

Distance from Sioux City to Santa Maria (Sioux Gateway Airport – Santa Maria Public Airport) is 1395 miles / 2245 kilometers / 1212 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX) to Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX) is 3 hours 8 minutes.

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 167 kg (369 pounds).

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

Sioux City to Santa Maria flight path

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sioux City (SUX) → Santa Maria (SMX).

Elite level bonus (%):
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Air miles:
1395
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1395

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