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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 244 miles / 392 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 54 minutes.

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).

How far is New York from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and New York. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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New York, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 54 kg (120 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → New York (JFK).

Distance:
213
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
213

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