# 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 2264 miles / 3643 kilometers and travel time by car is about 38 hours 58 minutes.

## 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).

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

There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Phoenix. 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).

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

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 216 kg (475 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Phoenix (PHX).

Distance:
1979
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1979

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