# Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Charlotte, NC (CLT)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Charlotte (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Charlotte Douglas International Airport) is 331 miles / 533 kilometers / 288 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Charlotte (CLT) is 402 miles / 647 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 15 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).

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

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 330.921 miles
• 532.566 kilometers
• 287.563 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
• 330.966 miles
• 532.637 kilometers
• 287.601 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 Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City: Charlotte, NC
Country: United States
IATA Code: CLT
ICAO Code: KCLT
Coordinates: 35°12′50″N, 80°56′35″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 74 kg (163 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Charlotte (CLT).

Distance:
331
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
331

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