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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Phoenix, AZ (PHX)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Phoenix (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport) is 1979 miles / 3184 kilometers / 1719 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Phoenix (PHX) is 2263 miles / 3642 kilometers and travel time by car is about 41 hours 17 minutes.

Washington D.C. – Phoenix

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1979
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3184
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1719
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How far is Phoenix 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)
  • 1978.747 miles
  • 3184.485 kilometers
  • 1719.484 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
  • 1974.546 miles
  • 3177.723 kilometers
  • 1715.833 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).

How long does it take to fly from Washington D.C. to Phoenix?

Estimated flight time from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is 4 hours 14 minutes.

What is the time difference between Washington D.C. and Phoenix?

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Phoenix is 3 hours. Phoenix is 3 hours behind Washington D.C..
Washington D.C. time to Phoenix time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)

On average flying from Washington D.C. to Phoenix generates about 216 kg of CO2 per passenger, 216 kilograms is equal to 475 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 Phoenix

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

Airlines flying from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Phoenix (PHX)

American Airlines