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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Salt Lake City, UT (SLC)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Salt Lake City (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Salt Lake City International Airport) is 1851 miles / 2979 kilometers / 1609 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Salt Lake City (SLC) is 2088 miles / 3360 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 50 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Salt Lake City.

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).

How far is Salt Lake City from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Salt Lake City. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1851.327 miles
  • 2979.423 kilometers
  • 1608.760 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
  • 1846.758 miles
  • 2972.069 kilometers
  • 1604.789 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W

B Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Salt Lake City is 2 hours. Salt Lake City is 2 hours behind Washington D.C..

Time Difference

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Salt Lake City, UT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 204 kg (450 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Salt Lake City (SLC).

Distance:
1851
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1851

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