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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Grand Island, NE (GRI)

Flight distance from Seattle to Grand Island (Seattle Boeing Field – Central Nebraska Regional Airport) is 1268 miles / 2040 kilometers / 1102 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Grand Island (GRI) is 1591 miles / 2561 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 46 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Grand Island.

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI).

How far is Grand Island from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1267.677 miles
  • 2040.129 kilometers
  • 1101.582 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
  • 1264.759 miles
  • 2035.432 kilometers
  • 1099.045 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 Central Nebraska Regional Airport
City: Grand Island, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GRI
ICAO Code: KGRI
Coordinates: 40°58′2″N, 98°18′34″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PST

Grand Island, NE

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 165 kg (363 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Grand Island (GRI).

Distance:
1268
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1268

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