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SMX Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SMX / KSMX
Airport Names:
  1. Santa Maria Public Airport
  2. Capt. G. Allan Hancock FieldSanta Maria Army Airfield
Location: Santa Maria, California, United States
GPS Coordinates: 34°53'56"N by 120°27'26"W
Area Served: Santa Maria, California
Operator/Owner: Santa Maria Public Airport District
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 261 feet (80 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX):

  • Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX) has 2 runways.
  • During its use by the military Santa Maria AAF also controlled Estrella Army Airfield, near Paso Robles as an auxiliary airfield to support the pilot training activity.
  • In addition to being known as "Santa Maria Public Airport", another name for SMX is "Capt. G. Allan Hancock FieldSanta Maria Army Airfield".
  • The airport was built by the United States Army during World War II, known as Santa Maria Army Air Field.
  • Besides the current Allegiant jet service, SkyWest Airlines operating as United Express via a code sharing agreement with United Airlines flies Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia turboprops and sometimes Bombardier CRJ-200 Regional Jet nonstop to Los Angeles that served the airport for many years.
  • The furthest airport from Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX) is Pierrefonds Airport (ZSE), which is located 11,466 miles (18,453 kilometers) away in Saint-Pierre, Réunion.
  • Allegiant Air has expanded flights between Las Vegas and Santa Maria with four nonstops per week each way.
  • Because of Santa Maria Public Airport's relatively low elevation of 261 feet, planes can take off or land at Santa Maria Public Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The closest airport to Santa Maria Public Airport (SMX) is Vandenberg Air Force Base (VBG), which is located only 13 miles (21 kilometers) SSW of SMX.
  • After the war Santa Barbara County and the city of Santa Maria acquired the land and facilities through two grants in 1948.

Map of Nearest Airports from Santa Maria Public Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Santa Maria Public Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
113.10 miles (21.08 km) SSWVandenberg Air Force Base (VBG)Lompoc, California, United StatesView Vandenberg Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Vandenberg Air Force Base Set VBG as destination Airport Get more information about Vandenberg Air Force Base
216.13 miles (25.95 km) SLompoc Airport (LPC)Lompoc, California, United StatesView Lompoc Airport on a map View satellite image of Lompoc Airport Set LPC as destination Airport Get more information about Lompoc Airport
325.58 miles (41.17 km) NNWSan Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP)San Luis Obispo, California, United StatesView San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport Set SBP as destination Airport Get more information about San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
429.61 miles (47.66 km) SESanta Ynez Airport (SQA)Santa Ynez, California, United StatesView Santa Ynez Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Ynez Airport Set SQA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Ynez Airport
533.64 miles (54.14 km) NNWO'Sullivan Army Heliport (CSL)Camp San Luis Obispo, California, United StatesView O'Sullivan Army Heliport on a map View satellite image of O'Sullivan Army Heliport Set CSL as destination Airport Get more information about O'Sullivan Army Heliport
647.93 miles (77.14 km) SESanta Barbara Airport (SBA)Santa Barbara, California, United StatesView Santa Barbara Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Barbara Airport Set SBA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Barbara Airport
754.32 miles (87.42 km) NPaso Robles Municipal AirportEstrella Army Airfield (PRB)Paso Robles, California, United StatesView Paso Robles Municipal AirportEstrella Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Paso Robles Municipal AirportEstrella Army Airfield Set PRB as destination Airport Get more information about Paso Robles Municipal AirportEstrella Army Airfield
865.32 miles (105.13 km) NNWRoberts Army Heliport (SYL)Camp Roberts, San Luis Obispo County, California, United StatesView Roberts Army Heliport on a map View satellite image of Roberts Army Heliport Set SYL as destination Airport Get more information about Roberts Army Heliport
965.65 miles (105.65 km) SSESanta Cruz Island Airport (SZN)Santa Barbara, California, United StatesView Santa Cruz Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Cruz Island Airport Set SZN as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Cruz Island Airport
1082.86 miles (133.35 km) ENEShafter Airport (MIT)Shafter, California, United StatesView Shafter Airport on a map View satellite image of Shafter Airport Set MIT as destination Airport Get more information about Shafter Airport
1185.96 miles (138.33 km) SEOxnard Airport (OXR)Oxnard, California, United StatesView Oxnard Airport on a map View satellite image of Oxnard Airport Set OXR as destination Airport Get more information about Oxnard Airport
1287.27 miles (140.45 km) ENEMeadows Field (BFL)Bakersfield, California, United StatesView Meadows Field on a map View satellite image of Meadows Field Set BFL as destination Airport Get more information about Meadows Field
1387.83 miles (141.35 km) NNew Coalinga Municipal Airport (CLG)Coalinga, California, United StatesView New Coalinga Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of New Coalinga Municipal Airport Set CLG as destination Airport Get more information about New Coalinga Municipal Airport
1488.05 miles (141.70 km) ESESanta Paula Airport (SZP)Santa Paula, California, United StatesView Santa Paula Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Paula Airport Set SZP as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Paula Airport
1593.18 miles (149.96 km) SENaval Air Station Point Mugu (NTD)Point Mugu, California, United StatesView Naval Air Station Point Mugu on a map View satellite image of Naval Air Station Point Mugu Set NTD as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Point Mugu

Map of Furthest Airports from Santa Maria Public Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Santa Maria Public Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,466.02 miles (18,452.72 km) SSEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map View satellite image of Pierrefonds Airport Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
211,438.42 miles (18,408.31 km) SSERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map View satellite image of Roland Garros Airport Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
311,430.70 miles (18,395.89 km) SSir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
411,422.70 miles (18,383.00 km) SETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map View satellite image of Tôlanaro Airport Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
511,364.97 miles (18,290.10 km) SSWSir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
611,305.52 miles (18,194.43 km) SEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map View satellite image of Ampanihy Airport Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
711,272.20 miles (18,140.80 km) SEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map View satellite image of Mananjary Airport Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
811,239.97 miles (18,088.94 km) SEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map View satellite image of Fianarantsoa Airport Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
911,125.51 miles (17,904.74 km) SEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map View satellite image of Manja Airport Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1011,119.83 miles (17,895.59 km) SSEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map View satellite image of Toamasino Airport Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1111,114.82 miles (17,887.53 km) SEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Andavadoaka Airport Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport
1211,101.77 miles (17,866.53 km) SEMorombe Airport (MXM)Morombe, MadagascarView Morombe Airport on a map View satellite image of Morombe Airport Set MXM as destination Airport Get more information about Morombe Airport
1311,101.17 miles (17,865.56 km) SEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ivato International Airport Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1411,071.72 miles (17,818.17 km) SEMiandrivazo Airport (ZVA)Miandrivazo, MadagascarView Miandrivazo Airport on a map View satellite image of Miandrivazo Airport Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport
1511,068.20 miles (17,812.50 km) SSESainte Marie Airport (SMS)Île Sainte-Marie, MadagascarView Sainte Marie Airport on a map View satellite image of Sainte Marie Airport Set SMS as destination Airport Get more information about Sainte Marie Airport