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Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and Raleigh, NC (RDU)

Flight distance from Seattle to Raleigh (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – Raleigh–Durham International Airport) is 2354 miles / 3789 kilometers / 2046 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to Raleigh (RDU) is 2881 miles / 4636 kilometers and travel time by car is about 51 hours 27 minutes.

Seattle – Raleigh

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2354
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3789
Kilometers
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2046
Nautical miles

How far is Raleigh from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2354.127 miles
  • 3788.600 kilometers
  • 2045.680 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
  • 2349.054 miles
  • 3780.436 kilometers
  • 2041.272 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Seattle to Raleigh is 4 hours 57 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seattle and Raleigh is 3 hours. Raleigh is 3 hours ahead of Seattle.

Seattle time to Raleigh time converter

Time in Seattle: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Raleigh: 00:00

Current local times

Seattle, WA

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Raleigh, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Seattle to Raleigh generates about 258 kg of CO2 per passenger, 258 kilograms is equal to 569 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 Raleigh

Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).

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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W