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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Erie, PA (ERI)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Erie (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Erie International Airport) is 277 miles / 447 kilometers / 241 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Erie (ERI) is 369 miles / 594 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 39 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Erie International Airport (ERI).

How far is Erie from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 277.481 miles
  • 446.563 kilometers
  • 241.125 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
  • 277.477 miles
  • 446.556 kilometers
  • 241.121 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 Erie International Airport
City: Erie, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ERI
ICAO Code: KERI
Coordinates: 42°4′55″N, 80°10′34″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Erie, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 66 kg (145 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Erie (ERI).

Distance:
277
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
277

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