How far is Shanghai from Seattle?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and Shanghai. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5721.732 miles
- 9208.235 kilometers
- 4972.049 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
- 5709.058 miles
- 9187.838 kilometers
- 4961.036 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).
Estimated flight time from Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) is 11 hours 19 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Seattle and Shanghai is 15 hours. Shanghai is 15 hours ahead of Seattle.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 688 kg (1 516 pounds).
Seattle to Shanghai flight path
Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Seattle (SEA) → Shanghai (PVG).