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Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Flight distance from Seattle to Palmdale (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 911 miles / 1467 kilometers / 792 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to Palmdale (PMD) is 1113 miles / 1792 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 3 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Palmdale.

Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).

How far is Palmdale from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 911.379 miles
  • 1466.723 kilometers
  • 791.967 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
  • 912.326 miles
  • 1468.246 kilometers
  • 792.789 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 Palmdale Regional Airport
City: Palmdale, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PMD
ICAO Code: KPMD
Coordinates: 34°37′45″N, 118°5′5″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and Palmdale.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

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Palmdale, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 144 kg (318 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (SEA) → Palmdale (PMD).

Distance:
911
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
911

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