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How far is Seattle, WA, from Anchorage, AK?

The distance between Anchorage (Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) and Seattle (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 1448 miles / 2331 kilometers / 1259 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 3 hours and 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Anchorage (ANC) to Seattle (SEA) is 2379 miles / 3828 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 22 minutes.

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport

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Distance from Anchorage to Seattle

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Anchorage to Seattle. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1448.451 miles
  • 2331.055 kilometers
  • 1258.669 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 1445.088 miles
  • 2325.644 kilometers
  • 1255.747 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).

How long does it take to fly from Anchorage to Seattle?

The estimated flight time from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport is 3 hours and 14 minutes.

What is the time difference between Anchorage and Seattle?

The time difference between Anchorage and Seattle is 1 hour. Seattle is 1 hour ahead of Anchorage.

Flight carbon footprint between Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

On average, flying from Anchorage to Seattle generates about 176 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 176 kilograms equals 389 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Anchorage to Seattle

Shortest flight path between Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

Airport information

Origin Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City: Anchorage, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ANC
ICAO Code: PANC
Coordinates: 61°10′27″N, 149°59′45″W
Destination Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W

Airlines flying from Anchorage (ANC) to Seattle (SEA)

Alaska Airlines
Delta Air Lines
United Airlines