# Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and Kobe (UKB)

Flight distance from Seattle to Kobe (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – Kobe Airport) is 5030 miles / 8095 kilometers / 4371 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 1 minutes.

## Map of flight path from Seattle to Kobe.

Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and Kobe Airport (UKB).

## How far is Kobe from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 5030.254 miles
• 8095.409 kilometers
• 4371.171 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
• 5018.240 miles
• 8076.075 kilometers
• 4360.732 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
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W

B Kobe Airport
City: Kobe
Country: Japan
IATA Code: UKB
ICAO Code: RJBE
Coordinates: 34°37′58″N, 135°13′26″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seattle and Kobe is 17 hours. Kobe is 17 hours ahead of Seattle.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 588 kg (1 296 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (SEA) → Kobe (UKB).

Distance:
5030
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5030

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