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Distance between Palm Springs, CA (PSP) and Seattle, WA (SEA)

Flight distance from Palm Springs to Seattle (Palm Springs International Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 987 miles / 1589 kilometers / 858 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Palm Springs (PSP) to Seattle (SEA) is 1231 miles / 1981 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 57 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Palm Springs to Seattle.

Shortest flight path between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

How far is Seattle from Palm Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 987.271 miles
  • 1588.859 kilometers
  • 857.915 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
  • 988.224 miles
  • 1590.393 kilometers
  • 858.743 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 Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″W

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

There is no time difference between Palm Springs and Seattle.

Time Difference

Palm Springs, CA

 PST

Seattle, WA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (331 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Palm Springs (PSP) → Seattle (SEA).

Distance:
987
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
987

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