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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from Seattle to Los Angeles (Boeing Field – Los Angeles International Airport) is 959 miles / 1544 kilometers / 834 nautical miles.

How far is Los Angeles from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 959.263 miles
  • 1543.784 kilometers
  • 833.577 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
  • 960.355 miles
  • 1545.542 kilometers
  • 834.526 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Boeing Field (BFI) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 2 hours 18 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and Los Angeles.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (326 pounds).

Airport information


A 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Seattle to Los Angeles flight path

Shortest flight path between Boeing Field (BFI) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Los Angeles (LAX).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
959
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
959

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