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

Distance from Washington D.C. to Palmdale (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Palmdale Regional Airport) is 2277 miles / 3665 kilometers / 1979 nautical miles.

How far is Palmdale from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Palmdale. 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 Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to Palmdale Regional Airport (PMD) 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..

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 253 kg (558 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 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

Map

Washington D.C. to Palmdale flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Palmdale (PMD).

Elite level bonus (%):
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Air miles:
2277
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2277

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