Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and Long Beach, CA (LGB)

Flight distance from Seattle to Long Beach (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – Long Beach Airport) is 965 miles / 1553 kilometers / 839 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to Long Beach (LGB) is 1146 miles / 1845 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 24 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Long Beach.

Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).

How far is Long Beach from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and Long Beach. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information

A 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and Long Beach.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (327 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (SEA) → Long Beach (LGB).

Distance:
965
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
965

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