# How far is Tucson, AZ, from Seattle, WA?

The distance between Seattle (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) and Tucson (Tucson International Airport) is 1216 miles / 1956 kilometers / 1056 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to Tucson (TUS) is 1537 miles / 2473 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 28 hours 39 minutes.

1216
Miles
1956
Kilometers
1056
Nautical miles
2 h 48 min
162 kg

## Distance from Seattle to Tucson

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1215.703 miles
• 1956.484 kilometers
• 1056.417 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
• 1216.328 miles
• 1957.491 kilometers
• 1056.960 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 Tucson?

The estimated flight time from Seattle–Tacoma International Airport to Tucson International Airport is 2 hours and 48 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Tucson International Airport (TUS)

On average, flying from Seattle to Tucson generates about 162 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 162 kilograms equals 357 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 Tucson

See the map of the shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Tucson International Airport (TUS).

## Airport information

Origin Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W
Destination Tucson International Airport
City: Tucson, AZ
Country: United States
IATA Code: TUS
ICAO Code: KTUS
Coordinates: 32°6′57″N, 110°56′27″W