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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Fayetteville, NC (FAY)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Fayetteville (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Fayetteville Regional Airport) is 285 miles / 459 kilometers / 248 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Fayetteville (FAY) is 324 miles / 521 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 45 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Fayetteville Regional Airport (FAY).

How far is Fayetteville from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 285.095 miles
  • 458.816 kilometers
  • 247.741 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
  • 285.501 miles
  • 459.469 kilometers
  • 248.094 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 Fayetteville Regional Airport
City: Fayetteville, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAY
ICAO Code: KFAY
Coordinates: 34°59′28″N, 78°52′49″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Washington D.C.

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Fayetteville, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (148 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Fayetteville (FAY).

Distance:
285
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
285

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