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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Seattle, WA (BFI)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Seattle (Los Angeles International Airport – Seattle Boeing Field) is 959 miles / 1544 kilometers / 834 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Seattle (BFI) is 1133 miles / 1824 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 26 minutes.

Los Angeles – Seattle

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959
Miles
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1544
Kilometers
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834
Nautical miles

How far is Seattle from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 959.263 miles
  • 1543.784 kilometers
  • 833.577 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
  • 960.355 miles
  • 1545.542 kilometers
  • 834.526 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 Los Angeles to Seattle?

Estimated flight time from Los Angeles International Airport to Seattle Boeing Field is 2 hours 18 minutes.

What is the time difference between Los Angeles and Seattle?

There is no time difference between Los Angeles and Seattle.

Flight carbon footprint between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Seattle Boeing Field (BFI)

On average flying from Los Angeles to Seattle generates about 148 kg of CO2 per passenger, 148 kilograms is equal to 326 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Seattle

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Seattle Boeing Field (BFI).

Airport information

Origin Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W
Destination 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