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Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Seattle, WA (SEA)

Flight distance from Beijing to Seattle (Beijing Capital International Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 5407 miles / 8702 kilometers / 4699 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 44 minutes.

Map of flight path from Beijing to Seattle.

Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

How far is Seattle from Beijing?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Beijing and Seattle. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5407.108 miles
  • 8701.898 kilometers
  • 4698.649 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
  • 5392.976 miles
  • 8679.153 kilometers
  • 4686.368 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 Beijing Capital International Airport
City: Beijing
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PEK
ICAO Code: ZBAA
Coordinates: 40°4′48″N, 116°35′5″E

B Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of 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 Beijing and Seattle is 15 hours. Seattle is 15 hours behind Beijing.

Time Difference

Beijing

 CST

Seattle, WA

 PDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 645 kg (1 423 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beijing (PEK) → Seattle (SEA).

Distance:
5407
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5407

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