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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Beijing and Seattle is 15 hours. Seattle is 15 hours behind Beijing.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 645 kg (1 423 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Beijing (PEK) → Seattle (SEA).