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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Philadelphia, PA (BBX)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Philadelphia (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Wings Field) is 130 miles / 209 kilometers / 113 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Philadelphia (BBX) is 149 miles / 240 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 18 minutes.

Washington D.C. – Philadelphia

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130
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209
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113
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How far is Philadelphia 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)
  • 129.765 miles
  • 208.836 kilometers
  • 112.763 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
  • 129.687 miles
  • 208.711 kilometers
  • 112.695 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).

How long does it take to fly from Washington D.C. to Philadelphia?

Estimated flight time from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Wings Field is 44 minutes.

What is the time difference between Washington D.C. and Philadelphia?

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

Flight carbon footprint between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Wings Field (BBX)

On average flying from Washington D.C. to Philadelphia generates about 44 kg of CO2 per passenger, 44 kilograms is equal to 97 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 Philadelphia

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Wings Field (BBX).

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 Wings Field
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BBX
ICAO Code: KLOM
Coordinates: 40°8′15″N, 75°15′54″W