# Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Arcata, CA (ACV)

Flight distance from Seattle to Arcata (Seattle Boeing Field – Arcata–Eureka Airport) is 461 miles / 742 kilometers / 401 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Arcata (ACV) is 565 miles / 910 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 54 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Arcata.

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Arcata–Eureka Airport (ACV).

## How far is Arcata from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and Arcata. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 461.141 miles
• 742.135 kilometers
• 400.721 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
• 461.404 miles
• 742.558 kilometers
• 400.950 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 Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″W

B Arcata–Eureka Airport
City: Arcata, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: ACV
ICAO Code: KACV
Coordinates: 40°58′41″N, 124°6′32″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and Arcata.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 93 kg (205 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Arcata (ACV).

Distance:
461
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
461

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