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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Bismarck, ND (BIS)

Distance from Washington D.C. to Bismarck (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Bismarck Municipal Airport) is 1316 miles / 2118 kilometers / 1144 nautical miles.

How far is Bismarck from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1316.341 miles
  • 2118.445 kilometers
  • 1143.869 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
  • 1313.663 miles
  • 2114.135 kilometers
  • 1141.542 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 (DCA) to Bismarck Municipal Airport (BIS) is 2 hours 59 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Bismarck is 1 hour. Bismarck is 1 hour behind Washington D.C..

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 165 kg (365 pounds).

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 Bismarck Municipal Airport
City: Bismarck, ND
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BIS
ICAO Code: KBIS
Coordinates: 46°46′21″N, 100°44′45″W

Washington D.C. to Bismarck flight path

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Bismarck Municipal Airport (BIS).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Bismarck (BIS).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1316

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