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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Athens, GA (AHN)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Athens (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Athens Ben Epps Airport) is 487 miles / 783 kilometers / 423 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Athens (AHN) is 595 miles / 957 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 55 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Athens.

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Athens Ben Epps Airport (AHN).

How far is Athens from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Athens. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 486.769 miles
  • 783.380 kilometers
  • 422.991 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
  • 486.676 miles
  • 783.229 kilometers
  • 422.910 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 Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W

B Athens Ben Epps Airport
City: Athens, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AHN
ICAO Code: KAHN
Coordinates: 33°56′54″N, 83°19′34″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Washington D.C. and Athens.

Time Difference

Washington D.C.

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Athens, GA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (213 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Athens (AHN).

Distance:
487
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
487

Round trip?