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How far is Phoenix, AZ, from Seattle, WA?

The distance between Seattle (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) and Phoenix (Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport) is 1107 miles / 1781 kilometers / 962 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 2 hours and 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to Phoenix (PHX) is 1420 miles / 2286 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 33 minutes.

Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

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1107
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1781
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Distance from Seattle to Phoenix

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1106.683 miles
  • 1781.033 kilometers
  • 961.681 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
  • 1107.175 miles
  • 1781.826 kilometers
  • 962.109 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 Phoenix?

The estimated flight time from Seattle–Tacoma International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is 2 hours and 35 minutes.

What is the time difference between Seattle and Phoenix?

The time difference between Seattle and Phoenix is 1 hour. Phoenix is 1 hour ahead of Seattle.

Flight carbon footprint between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

On average, flying from Seattle to Phoenix generates about 157 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 157 kilograms equals 346 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 Phoenix

Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

Airlines flying from Seattle (SEA) to Phoenix (PHX)

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