# Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Memphis, TN (MEM)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Memphis (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Memphis International Airport) is 762 miles / 1226 kilometers / 662 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Memphis (MEM) is 879 miles / 1414 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 16 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Memphis International Airport (MEM).

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

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 761.954 miles
• 1226.246 kilometers
• 662.120 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
• 760.571 miles
• 1224.021 kilometers
• 660.918 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 Memphis International Airport
City: Memphis, TN
Country: United States
IATA Code: MEM
ICAO Code: KMEM
Coordinates: 35°2′32″N, 89°58′36″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 131 kg (289 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Memphis (MEM).

Distance:
762
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
762

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