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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

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Columbia, MO

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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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