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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Lynchburg, VA (LYH)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Lynchburg (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Lynchburg Regional Airport) is 158 miles / 254 kilometers / 137 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Lynchburg (LYH) is 188 miles / 302 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 10 minutes.

Washington D.C. – Lynchburg

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158
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254
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137
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How far is Lynchburg 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)
  • 157.999 miles
  • 254.275 kilometers
  • 137.298 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
  • 157.914 miles
  • 254.138 kilometers
  • 137.223 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 Washington D.C. to Lynchburg is 47 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Washington D.C. time to Lynchburg time converter

Time in Washington D.C.: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Lynchburg: 00:00

Current local times

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Washington D.C. to Lynchburg generates about 48 kg of CO2 per passenger, 48 kilograms is equal to 106 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 Lynchburg

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH).

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 Lynchburg Regional Airport
City: Lynchburg, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LYH
ICAO Code: KLYH
Coordinates: 37°19′36″N, 79°12′1″W