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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Cedar Rapids, IA (CID)

Flight distance from Seattle to Cedar Rapids (Seattle Boeing Field – The Eastern Iowa Airport) is 1545 miles / 2486 kilometers / 1343 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Cedar Rapids (CID) is 1890 miles / 3041 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 45 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Cedar Rapids.

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID).

How far is Cedar Rapids from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1544.970 miles
  • 2486.388 kilometers
  • 1342.542 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
  • 1541.024 miles
  • 2480.037 kilometers
  • 1339.113 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 The Eastern Iowa Airport
City: Cedar Rapids, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CID
ICAO Code: KCID
Coordinates: 41°53′4″N, 91°42′38″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PST

Cedar Rapids, IA

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 182 kg (402 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Cedar Rapids (CID).

Distance:
1545
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1545

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