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Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and New York, NY (JFK)

Flight distance from Seattle to New York (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 2421 miles / 3897 kilometers / 2104 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to New York (JFK) is 2910 miles / 4683 kilometers and travel time by car is about 51 hours 15 minutes.

Seattle – New York

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2421
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3897
Kilometers
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2104
Nautical miles

How far is New York from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2421.339 miles
  • 3896.768 kilometers
  • 2104.086 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
  • 2415.048 miles
  • 3886.643 kilometers
  • 2098.619 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Seattle–Tacoma International Airport to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport is 5 hours 5 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Seattle and New York is 3 hours. New York is 3 hours ahead of Seattle.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Seattle to New York generates about 266 kg of CO2 per passenger, 266 kilograms is equal to 586 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 New York

Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

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 New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

Airlines flying from Seattle (SEA) to New York (JFK)

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