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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Tampa, FL (TPA)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Tampa (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Tampa International Airport) is 814 miles / 1309 kilometers / 707 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Tampa (TPA) is 913 miles / 1469 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 6 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Tampa.

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Tampa International Airport (TPA).

How far is Tampa from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 813.667 miles
  • 1309.470 kilometers
  • 707.057 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
  • 815.161 miles
  • 1311.875 kilometers
  • 708.356 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 Tampa International Airport
City: Tampa, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TPA
ICAO Code: KTPA
Coordinates: 27°58′31″N, 82°31′59″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Tampa, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 136 kg (300 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Tampa (TPA).

Distance:
814
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
814

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