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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Lansing, MI (LAN)

Flight distance from Seattle to Lansing (Seattle Boeing Field – Capital Region International Airport) is 1853 miles / 2982 kilometers / 1610 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Lansing (LAN) is 2218 miles / 3569 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 11 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Capital Region International Airport (LAN).

How far is Lansing from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1852.882 miles
  • 2981.925 kilometers
  • 1610.111 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
  • 1847.894 miles
  • 2973.897 kilometers
  • 1605.776 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 Capital Region International Airport
City: Lansing, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAN
ICAO Code: KLAN
Coordinates: 42°46′43″N, 84°35′14″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seattle and Lansing is 3 hours. Lansing is 3 hours ahead of Seattle.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

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Lansing, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 204 kg (450 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Lansing (LAN).

Distance:
1853
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1853

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