# Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Wilmington, NC (ILM)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Wilmington (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Wilmington International Airport) is 320 miles / 514 kilometers / 278 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Wilmington (ILM) is 366 miles / 589 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 34 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Wilmington International Airport (ILM).

## How far is Wilmington from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 319.547 miles
• 514.261 kilometers
• 277.679 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
• 320.165 miles
• 515.256 kilometers
• 278.216 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
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W

B Wilmington International Airport
City: Wilmington, NC
Country: United States
IATA Code: ILM
ICAO Code: KILM
Coordinates: 34°16′14″N, 77°54′9″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 72 kg (159 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Wilmington (ILM).

Distance:
320
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
320

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