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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Atlanta, GA (ATL)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Atlanta (Washington Dulles International Airport – Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) is 534 miles / 859 kilometers / 464 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 30 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (IAD) to Atlanta (ATL) is 620 miles / 997 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 27 minutes.

Washington D.C. – Atlanta

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534
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464
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How far is Atlanta 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)
  • 533.903 miles
  • 859.234 kilometers
  • 463.949 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
  • 533.778 miles
  • 859.032 kilometers
  • 463.840 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 Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is 1 hour 30 minutes.

Time difference

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

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Washington D.C. to Atlanta generates about 104 kg of CO2 per passenger, 104 kilograms is equal to 228 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 Atlanta

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

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 Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W