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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Sacramento, CA (SMF)

Flight distance from Seattle to Sacramento (Seattle Boeing Field – Sacramento International Airport) is 611 miles / 983 kilometers / 531 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Sacramento (SMF) is 739 miles / 1190 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 24 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).

How far is Sacramento from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 610.915 miles
  • 983.173 kilometers
  • 530.871 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
  • 611.458 miles
  • 984.046 kilometers
  • 531.342 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 Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and Sacramento.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 114 kg (251 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Sacramento (SMF).

Distance:
611
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
611

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