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How far is Seattle, WA, from New York, NY?

The distance between New York (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) and Seattle (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 2421 miles / 3897 kilometers / 2104 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 5 hours and 5 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (JFK) to Seattle (SEA) is 2858 miles / 4599 kilometers and travel time by car is about 51 hours 26 minutes.

New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport

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2104
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Distance from New York to Seattle

There are several ways to calculate the distance from New York to Seattle. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

How long does it take to fly from New York to Seattle?

The estimated flight time from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport is 5 hours and 5 minutes.

What is the time difference between New York and Seattle?

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

Flight carbon footprint between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

On average, flying from New York to Seattle generates about 266 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 266 kilograms equals 586 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Seattle

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

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from New York (JFK) to Seattle (SEA)

Alaska Airlines
American Airlines
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JetBlue Airways