# Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Jackson, MS (JAN)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Jackson (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport) is 860 miles / 1385 kilometers / 748 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Jackson (JAN) is 974 miles / 1568 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 6 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN).

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

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 860.393 miles
• 1384.669 kilometers
• 747.661 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
• 859.510 miles
• 1383.247 kilometers
• 746.894 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 Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
City: Jackson, MS
Country: United States
IATA Code: JAN
ICAO Code: KJAN
Coordinates: 32°18′40″N, 90°4′33″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 140 kg (309 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Jackson (JAN).

Distance:
860
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
860

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