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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Sitka, AK (SIT)

Flight distance from Seattle to Sitka (Seattle Boeing Field – Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport) is 857 miles / 1379 kilometers / 745 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Sitka (SIT) is 1562 miles / 2514 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 44 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (SIT).

How far is Sitka from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 857.053 miles
  • 1379.293 kilometers
  • 744.759 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
  • 855.577 miles
  • 1376.918 kilometers
  • 743.476 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 Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport
City: Sitka, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SIT
ICAO Code: PASI
Coordinates: 57°2′49″N, 135°21′43″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PDT

Sitka, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 140 kg (309 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Sitka (SIT).

Distance:
857
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
857

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