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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Flight distance from Seattle to Birmingham (Seattle Boeing Field – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 2080 miles / 3347 kilometers / 1807 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Birmingham (BHM) is 2546 miles / 4098 kilometers and travel time by car is about 43 hours 2 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Birmingham.

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

How far is Birmingham from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2079.895 miles
  • 3347.267 kilometers
  • 1807.379 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
  • 2076.383 miles
  • 3341.614 kilometers
  • 1804.327 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 Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seattle and Birmingham is 2 hours. Birmingham is 2 hours ahead of Seattle.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PST

Birmingham, AL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 226 kg (499 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Birmingham (BHM).

Distance:
2080
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2080

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