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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Ketchikan, AK (KTN)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Ketchikan (Palm Beach International Airport – Ketchikan International Airport) is 3236 miles / 5207 kilometers / 2812 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Ketchikan (KTN) is 4008 miles / 6451 kilometers and travel time by car is about 75 hours 15 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to Ketchikan.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Ketchikan International Airport (KTN).

How far is Ketchikan from West Palm Beach?

There are several ways to calculate distances between West Palm Beach and Ketchikan. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3235.545 miles
  • 5207.106 kilometers
  • 2811.612 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
  • 3231.982 miles
  • 5201.370 kilometers
  • 2808.515 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″W

B Ketchikan International Airport
City: Ketchikan, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: KTN
ICAO Code: PAKT
Coordinates: 55°21′19″N, 131°42′38″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between West Palm Beach and Ketchikan is 4 hours. Ketchikan is 4 hours behind West Palm Beach.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

 EST

Ketchikan, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 363 kg (799 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Ketchikan (KTN).

Distance:
3236
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3236

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