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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Palmdale, CA (PMD)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Palmdale (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 2277 miles / 3665 kilometers / 1979 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Palmdale (PMD) is 2612 miles / 4204 kilometers and travel time by car is about 47 hours 17 minutes.

Washington D.C. – Palmdale

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2277
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3665
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1979
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How far is Palmdale 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)
  • 2277.296 miles
  • 3664.953 kilometers
  • 1978.916 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
  • 2272.190 miles
  • 3656.735 kilometers
  • 1974.479 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 Washington D.C. to Palmdale is 4 hours 48 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Washington D.C. time to Palmdale time converter

Time in Washington D.C.: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Palmdale: 00:00

Current local times

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Palmdale, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Washington D.C. to Palmdale generates about 249 kg of CO2 per passenger, 249 kilograms is equal to 550 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 Palmdale

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD).

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 Palmdale Regional Airport
City: Palmdale, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PMD
ICAO Code: KPMD
Coordinates: 34°37′45″N, 118°5′5″W