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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Harlingen, TX (HRL)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Harlingen (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Valley International Airport) is 1479 miles / 2380 kilometers / 1285 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Harlingen (HRL) is 1746 miles / 2810 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 45 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Valley International Airport (HRL).

How far is Harlingen from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1478.899 miles
  • 2380.058 kilometers
  • 1285.128 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
  • 1478.258 miles
  • 2379.025 kilometers
  • 1284.571 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 Valley International Airport
City: Harlingen, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HRL
ICAO Code: KHRL
Coordinates: 26°13′42″N, 97°39′15″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Washington D.C.

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Harlingen, TX

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (393 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Harlingen (HRL).

Distance:
1479
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1479

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