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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Atlanta, GA (ATL)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Atlanta (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) is 547 miles / 880 kilometers / 475 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Atlanta (ATL) is 647 miles / 1041 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 26 minutes.

Washington D.C. – Atlanta

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How far is Atlanta from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 547.082 miles
  • 880.443 kilometers
  • 475.401 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
  • 546.865 miles
  • 880.095 kilometers
  • 475.213 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is 1 hour 32 minutes.

Time difference

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

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Washington D.C. to Atlanta generates about 106 kg of CO2 per passenger, 106 kilograms is equal to 233 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W

Airlines flying from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Atlanta (ATL)

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