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Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and Palm Springs, CA (PSP)

Flight distance from Seattle to Palm Springs (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – Palm Springs International Airport) is 987 miles / 1589 kilometers / 858 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to Palm Springs (PSP) is 1232 miles / 1982 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 55 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Palm Springs.

Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP).

How far is Palm Springs from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 987.271 miles
  • 1588.859 kilometers
  • 857.915 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
  • 988.224 miles
  • 1590.393 kilometers
  • 858.743 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 Palm Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Seattle and Palm Springs.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

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Palm Springs, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (331 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (SEA) → Palm Springs (PSP).

Distance:
987
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
987

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