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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Long Beach, CA (LGB)

Flight distance from Seattle to Long Beach (Seattle Boeing Field – Long Beach Airport) is 971 miles / 1562 kilometers / 843 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Long Beach (LGB) is 1151 miles / 1852 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 43 minutes.

Seattle – Long Beach

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971
Miles
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1562
Kilometers
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843
Nautical miles

How far is Long Beach from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 970.593 miles
  • 1562.017 kilometers
  • 843.422 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
  • 971.689 miles
  • 1563.782 kilometers
  • 844.375 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).

How long does it take to fly from Seattle to Long Beach?

Estimated flight time from Seattle Boeing Field to Long Beach Airport is 2 hours 20 minutes.

What is the time difference between Seattle and Long Beach?

There is no time difference between Seattle and Long Beach.

Flight carbon footprint between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Long Beach Airport (LGB)

On average flying from Seattle to Long Beach generates about 149 kg of CO2 per passenger, 149 kilograms is equal to 328 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Long Beach

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Long Beach Airport
City: Long Beach, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGB
ICAO Code: KLGB
Coordinates: 33°49′3″N, 118°9′7″W