# Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Brownsville, TX (BRO)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Brownsville (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport) is 1483 miles / 2387 kilometers / 1289 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Brownsville (BRO) is 1773 miles / 2853 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 14 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport (BRO).

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

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1482.962 miles
• 2386.596 kilometers
• 1288.659 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
• 1482.452 miles
• 2385.775 kilometers
• 1288.216 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 Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport
City: Brownsville, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: BRO
ICAO Code: KBRO
Coordinates: 25°54′24″N, 97°25′33″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (393 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Brownsville (BRO).

Distance:
1483
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1483

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