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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Anchorage, AK (ANC)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Anchorage (Washington Dulles International Airport – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) is 3356 miles / 5401 kilometers / 2916 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (IAD) to Anchorage (ANC) is 4307 miles / 6931 kilometers and travel time by car is about 82 hours 56 minutes.

Washington D.C. – Anchorage

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3356
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5401
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2916
Nautical miles

How far is Anchorage from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3356.210 miles
  • 5401.296 kilometers
  • 2916.466 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
  • 3347.999 miles
  • 5388.083 kilometers
  • 2909.332 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 Washington Dulles International Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is 6 hours 51 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Anchorage is 4 hours. Anchorage is 4 hours behind Washington D.C..
Washington D.C. time to Anchorage time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Washington D.C. to Anchorage generates about 377 kg of CO2 per passenger, 377 kilograms is equal to 831 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City: Anchorage, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ANC
ICAO Code: PANC
Coordinates: 61°10′27″N, 149°59′45″W