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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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W

B Kobe Airport
City: Kobe
Country: Japan Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PST

Kobe

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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:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5030

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