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

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Philadelphia (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Northeast Philadelphia Airport) is 138 miles / 222 kilometers / 120 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Philadelphia (PNE) is 154 miles / 248 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 27 minutes.

Washington D.C. – Philadelphia

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138
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222
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120
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How far is Philadelphia 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)
  • 137.641 miles
  • 221.511 kilometers
  • 119.606 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
  • 137.511 miles
  • 221.302 kilometers
  • 119.493 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 to Northeast Philadelphia Airport is 45 minutes.

Time difference

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

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Washington D.C. to Philadelphia generates about 45 kg of CO2 per passenger, 45 kilograms is equal to 100 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 Philadelphia

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Northeast Philadelphia Airport (PNE).

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 Northeast Philadelphia Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PNE
ICAO Code: KPNE
Coordinates: 40°4′54″N, 75°0′38″W