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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PST

Arcata, CA

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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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