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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Santa Ana, CA (SNA)

Distance from Washington D.C. to Santa Ana (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – John Wayne Airport) is 2288 miles / 3683 kilometers / 1989 nautical miles.

How far is Santa Ana from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Santa Ana. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2288.413 miles
  • 3682.844 kilometers
  • 1988.576 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
  • 2283.425 miles
  • 3674.817 kilometers
  • 1984.242 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 John Wayne Airport (SNA) is 4 hours 49 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Washington D.C.
Santa Ana

Washington D.C.

 EST

Santa Ana, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 255 kg (561 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 John Wayne Airport
City: Santa Ana, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SNA
ICAO Code: KSNA
Coordinates: 33°40′32″N, 117°52′4″W

Map

Washington D.C. to Santa Ana flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Santa Ana (SNA).

Elite level bonus (%):
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Air miles:
2288
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0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2288

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