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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and New York, NY (JFK)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to New York (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 213 miles / 343 kilometers / 185 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to New York (JFK) is 242 miles / 390 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 4 minutes.

Washington D.C. – New York

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213
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343
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185
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How far is New York from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 212.890 miles
  • 342.613 kilometers
  • 184.996 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
  • 212.645 miles
  • 342.219 kilometers
  • 184.783 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 to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport is 54 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Washington D.C. and New York.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Washington D.C. to New York generates about 56 kg of CO2 per passenger, 56 kilograms is equal to 124 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

Airlines flying from Washington D.C. (DCA) to New York (JFK)

American Airlines
Delta Air Lines