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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Knoxville, TN (TYS)

Flight distance from Seattle to Knoxville (Seattle Boeing Field – Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport) is 2115 miles / 3403 kilometers / 1837 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 30 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Knoxville (TYS) is 2591 miles / 4170 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 57 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS).

How far is Knoxville from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2114.533 miles
  • 3403.010 kilometers
  • 1837.479 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
  • 2110.221 miles
  • 3396.071 kilometers
  • 1833.732 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 Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
City: Knoxville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TYS
ICAO Code: KTYS
Coordinates: 35°48′39″N, 83°59′38″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seattle and Knoxville is 3 hours. Knoxville is 3 hours ahead of Seattle.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

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Knoxville, TN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 231 kg (508 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Knoxville (TYS).

Distance:
2115
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2115

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