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Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from Seattle to Los Angeles (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – Los Angeles International Airport) is 954 miles / 1535 kilometers / 829 nautical miles.

How far is Los Angeles from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 953.903 miles
  • 1535.158 kilometers
  • 828.919 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
  • 954.993 miles
  • 1536.912 kilometers
  • 829.866 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 (SEA) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 2 hours 18 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and Los Angeles.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 136 kg (300 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

B Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Map

Seattle to Los Angeles flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (SEA) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
954

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