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Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and Seattle, WA (SEA)

Distance from New York to Seattle (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 2421 miles / 3897 kilometers / 2104 nautical miles.

How far is Seattle from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2421.339 miles
  • 3896.768 kilometers
  • 2104.086 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
  • 2415.048 miles
  • 3886.643 kilometers
  • 2098.619 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is 5 hours 5 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Seattle is 3 hours. Seattle is 3 hours behind New York.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 270 kg (596 pounds).

Airport information


A New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

B Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W

New York to Seattle flight path

Shortest flight path between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (JFK) → Seattle (SEA).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2421

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