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The total flight duration from Salinas, CA to Santa Maria, CA is 46 minutes.
This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.
If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between Salinas, CA and Santa Maria, CA.
The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line distance from Salinas, CA to Santa Maria, CA ("as the crow flies"), which is about 137 miles or 221 kilometers.
Your trip begins in Salinas, California.
It ends in Santa Maria, California.
Your flight direction from Salinas, CA to Santa Maria, CA is Southeast (150 degrees from North).
The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.
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