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Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and Lihue, HI (LIH)

Flight distance from Seattle to Lihue (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – Lihue Airport) is 2701 miles / 4346 kilometers / 2347 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 36 minutes.

Map of flight path from Seattle to Lihue.

Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Lihue Airport (LIH).

How far is Lihue from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2700.673 miles
  • 4346.312 kilometers
  • 2346.821 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
  • 2699.882 miles
  • 4345.039 kilometers
  • 2346.133 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W

B Lihue Airport
City: Lihue, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LIH
ICAO Code: PHLI
Coordinates: 21°58′33″N, 159°20′20″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seattle and Lihue is 3 hours. Lihue is 3 hours behind Seattle.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PDT

Lihue, HI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 299 kg (659 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (SEA) → Lihue (LIH).

Distance:
2701
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2701

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