# Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Albany, NY (ALB)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Albany (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Albany International Airport) is 318 miles / 512 kilometers / 276 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Albany (ALB) is 375 miles / 603 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Albany International Airport (ALB).

## How far is Albany from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 317.859 miles
• 511.545 kilometers
• 276.212 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
• 317.926 miles
• 511.653 kilometers
• 276.271 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
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W

B Albany International Airport
City: Albany, NY
Country: United States
IATA Code: ALB
ICAO Code: KALB
Coordinates: 42°44′53″N, 73°48′6″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 72 kg (158 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Albany (ALB).

Distance:
318
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
318

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