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How far is Anchorage, AK, from Seattle, WA?

The distance between Seattle (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) and Anchorage (Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) is 1448 miles / 2331 kilometers / 1259 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 3 hours and 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to Anchorage (ANC) is 2378 miles / 3827 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 24 minutes.

Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport

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Distance from Seattle to Anchorage

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Seattle to Anchorage. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1448.451 miles
  • 2331.055 kilometers
  • 1258.669 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 1445.088 miles
  • 2325.644 kilometers
  • 1255.747 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).

How long does it take to fly from Seattle to Anchorage?

The estimated flight time from Seattle–Tacoma International Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is 3 hours and 14 minutes.

What is the time difference between Seattle and Anchorage?

The time difference between Seattle and Anchorage is 1 hour. Anchorage is 1 hour behind Seattle.

Flight carbon footprint between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC)

On average, flying from Seattle to Anchorage generates about 176 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 176 kilograms equals 389 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Anchorage

Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City: Anchorage, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ANC
ICAO Code: PANC
Coordinates: 61°10′27″N, 149°59′45″W

Airlines flying from Seattle (SEA) to Anchorage (ANC)

Alaska Airlines
Delta Air Lines
United Airlines