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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Skagway, AK (SGY)

Flight distance from Seattle to Skagway (Seattle Boeing Field – Skagway Airport) is 980 miles / 1578 kilometers / 852 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Skagway (SGY) is 1711 miles / 2753 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 4 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Skagway Airport (SGY).

How far is Skagway from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 980.372 miles
  • 1577.756 kilometers
  • 851.920 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
  • 978.820 miles
  • 1575.258 kilometers
  • 850.571 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 Skagway Airport
City: Skagway, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SGY
ICAO Code: PAGY
Coordinates: 59°27′36″N, 135°18′57″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seattle and Skagway is 1 hour. Skagway is 1 hour behind Seattle.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PST

Skagway, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (330 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Skagway (SGY).

Distance:
980
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
980

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