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

Flight distance from New York to Seattle (New York LaGuardia Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 2413 miles / 3883 kilometers / 2096 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Seattle (SEA) is 2904 miles / 4673 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 7 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

## 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)
• 2412.578 miles
• 3882.667 kilometers
• 2096.473 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
• 2406.288 miles
• 3872.545 kilometers
• 2091.007 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–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″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 (SEA).

Distance:
2413
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2413

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