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

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Dallas (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport) is 1192 miles / 1918 kilometers / 1036 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Dallas (DFW) is 1348 miles / 2170 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 11 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/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).

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)
  • 1191.966 miles
  • 1918.284 kilometers
  • 1035.790 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
  • 1189.891 miles
  • 1914.945 kilometers
  • 1033.987 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/Fort Worth International Airport
City: Dallas, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DFW
ICAO Code: KDFW
Coordinates: 32°53′48″N, 97°2′16″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.

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Dallas, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (355 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Dallas (DFW).

Distance:
1192
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1192

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