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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Indianapolis, IN (IND)

Distance from Washington D.C. to Indianapolis (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Indianapolis International Airport) is 500 miles / 804 kilometers / 434 nautical miles.

How far is Indianapolis from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 499.606 miles
  • 804.038 kilometers
  • 434.146 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
  • 498.407 miles
  • 802.108 kilometers
  • 433.104 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (218 pounds).

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 Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″W

Washington D.C. to Indianapolis flight path

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Indianapolis International Airport (IND).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Indianapolis (IND).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
500

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