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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Buffalo, NY (BUF)

Distance from Washington D.C. to Buffalo (Washington Dulles International Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 284 miles / 457 kilometers / 247 nautical miles.

How far is Buffalo from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 283.706 miles
  • 456.581 kilometers
  • 246.534 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
  • 284.010 miles
  • 457.069 kilometers
  • 246.798 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 (IAD) to Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 65 kg (143 pounds).

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 Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″W

Map

Washington D.C. to Buffalo flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → Buffalo (BUF).

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Air miles:
284
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
284

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