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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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..

Time Difference

Washington D.C.

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Memphis, TN

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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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