# Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Columbia, MO (COU)

Flight distance from Seattle to Columbia (Seattle Boeing Field – Columbia Regional Airport) is 1622 miles / 2610 kilometers / 1409 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Columbia (COU) is 1997 miles / 3214 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 41 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Columbia Regional Airport (COU).

## How far is Columbia from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1621.848 miles
• 2610.112 kilometers
• 1409.348 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
• 1618.302 miles
• 2604.404 kilometers
• 1406.266 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 Columbia Regional Airport
City: Columbia, MO
Country: United States
IATA Code: COU
ICAO Code: KCOU
Coordinates: 38°49′5″N, 92°13′10″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 187 kg (413 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Columbia (COU).

Distance:
1622
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1622

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