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).
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).