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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Modesto, CA (MOD)

Flight distance from Seattle to Modesto (Seattle Boeing Field – Modesto City–County Airport) is 687 miles / 1106 kilometers / 597 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Modesto (MOD) is 826 miles / 1329 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 1 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Modesto City–County Airport (MOD).

How far is Modesto from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 687.055 miles
  • 1105.708 kilometers
  • 597.035 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
  • 687.713 miles
  • 1106.766 kilometers
  • 597.606 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 Modesto City–County Airport
City: Modesto, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MOD
ICAO Code: KMOD
Coordinates: 37°37′32″N, 120°57′14″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and Modesto.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PST

Modesto, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 123 kg (271 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Modesto (MOD).

Distance:
687
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
687

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