How far is Seattle from Shanghai?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Shanghai and Seattle. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5721.732 miles
- 9208.235 kilometers
- 4972.049 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
- 5709.058 miles
- 9187.838 kilometers
- 4961.036 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).
Estimated flight time from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is 11 hours 19 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Shanghai and Seattle is 15 hours. Seattle is 15 hours behind Shanghai.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 688 kg (1 516 pounds).
Shanghai to Seattle flight path
Shortest flight path between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Shanghai (PVG) → Seattle (SEA).