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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Washington D.C. (IAD)

Flight distance from Detroit to Washington D.C. (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Washington Dulles International Airport) is 383 miles / 617 kilometers / 333 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Washington D.C. (IAD) is 503 miles / 809 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 34 minutes.

Detroit – Washington D.C.

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383
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617
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333
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How far is Washington D.C. from Detroit?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 383.402 miles
  • 617.026 kilometers
  • 333.167 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
  • 382.946 miles
  • 616.291 kilometers
  • 332.771 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).

How long does it take to fly from Detroit to Washington D.C.?

Estimated flight time from Detroit Metropolitan Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport is 1 hour 13 minutes.

What is the time difference between Detroit and Washington D.C.?

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

Flight carbon footprint between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

On average flying from Detroit to Washington D.C. generates about 81 kg of CO2 per passenger, 81 kilograms is equal to 180 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

Airport information

Origin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W
Destination Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

Airlines flying from Detroit (DTW) to Washington D.C. (IAD)

Delta Air Lines
United Airlines