# 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
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
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.

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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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