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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Sydney (YQY)

Distance from Washington D.C. to Sydney (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport) is 1001 miles / 1610 kilometers / 870 nautical miles.

How far is Sydney from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1000.641 miles
  • 1610.376 kilometers
  • 869.534 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
  • 998.928 miles
  • 1607.618 kilometers
  • 868.044 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 Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport (YQY) is 2 hours 23 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Sydney is 1 hour. Sydney is 1 hour ahead of Washington D.C..

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 151 kg (333 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 Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport
City: Sydney
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YQY
ICAO Code: CYQY
Coordinates: 46°9′41″N, 60°2′52″W

Map

Washington D.C. to Sydney flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Sydney (YQY).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
1001
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1001

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