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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Alexandria, LA (AEX)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Alexandria (Washington Dulles International Airport – Alexandria International Airport) is 1001 miles / 1611 kilometers / 870 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 23 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (IAD) to Alexandria (AEX) is 1158 miles / 1864 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 22 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Alexandria International Airport (AEX).

How far is Alexandria from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1001.138 miles
  • 1611.176 kilometers
  • 869.965 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
  • 1000.150 miles
  • 1609.586 kilometers
  • 869.107 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 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

B Alexandria International Airport
City: Alexandria, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AEX
ICAO Code: KAEX
Coordinates: 31°19′38″N, 92°32′59″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Alexandria is 1 hour. Alexandria is 1 hour behind Washington D.C..

Time Difference

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Alexandria, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 151 kg (333 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → Alexandria (AEX).

Distance:
1001
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1001

Round trip?