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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Buffalo, NY (BUF)

Distance from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Buffalo Niagara International Airport is 296 miles / 476 kilometers / 257 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 295.722 miles
  • 475.919 kilometers
  • 256.976 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
  • 296.001 miles
  • 476.368 kilometers
  • 257.218 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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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 Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″W

Map

Flight map from Washington D.C. to Buffalo.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Buffalo (BUF).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
296

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