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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

Distance from Washington D.C. to Philadelphia (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Philadelphia International Airport) is 119 miles / 192 kilometers / 104 nautical miles.

How far is Philadelphia from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 119.184 miles
  • 191.809 kilometers
  • 103.568 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
  • 119.058 miles
  • 191.605 kilometers
  • 103.459 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 (DCA) to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is 43 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 41 kg (91 pounds).

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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

Washington D.C. to Philadelphia flight path

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Philadelphia (PHL).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
119

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