# How far is Long Beach, CA, from Seattle, WA?

The distance between Seattle (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) and Long Beach (Long Beach Airport) is 965 miles / 1553 kilometers / 839 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to Long Beach (LGB) is 1145 miles / 1842 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 21 hours 37 minutes.

965
Miles
1553
Kilometers
839
Nautical miles
2 h 19 min
148 kg

## Distance from Seattle to Long Beach

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 965.255 miles
• 1553.427 kilometers
• 838.784 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
• 966.349 miles
• 1555.188 kilometers
• 839.734 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 Long Beach?

The estimated flight time from Seattle–Tacoma International Airport to Long Beach Airport is 2 hours and 19 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Long Beach Airport (LGB)

On average, flying from Seattle to Long Beach generates about 148 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 148 kilograms equals 327 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 Long Beach

See the map of the shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).

## Airport information

Origin Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W
Destination Long Beach Airport
City: Long Beach, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LGB
ICAO Code: KLGB
Coordinates: 33°49′3″N, 118°9′7″W