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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Seattle, WA (BFI)

Flight distance from New York to Seattle (New York LaGuardia Airport – Seattle Boeing Field) is 2412 miles / 3881 kilometers / 2096 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Seattle (BFI) is 2902 miles / 4670 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 3 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Seattle Boeing Field (BFI).

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)
  • 2411.554 miles
  • 3881.019 kilometers
  • 2095.583 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
  • 2405.268 miles
  • 3870.904 kilometers
  • 2090.121 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 New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

B 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

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

New York, NY

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Seattle, WA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 265 kg (584 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Seattle (BFI).

Distance:
2412
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2412

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