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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Dallas, TX (DAL)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Dallas (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Dallas Love Field) is 1184 miles / 1905 kilometers / 1029 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Dallas (DAL) is 1332 miles / 2144 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 58 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Dallas Love Field (DAL).

How far is Dallas from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1183.727 miles
  • 1905.024 kilometers
  • 1028.631 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
  • 1181.688 miles
  • 1901.742 kilometers
  • 1026.858 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W

B Dallas Love Field
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DAL
ICAO Code: KDAL
Coordinates: 32°50′49″N, 96°51′6″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Washington D.C.

 EST

Dallas, TX

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (354 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Dallas (DAL).

Distance:
1184
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1184

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