# Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Charleston, SC (CHS)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Charleston (Washington Dulles International Airport – Charleston International Airport) is 441 miles / 710 kilometers / 383 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (IAD) to Charleston (CHS) is 516 miles / 831 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Charleston International Airport (CHS).

## How far is Charleston from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 441.266 miles
• 710.148 kilometers
• 383.449 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
• 442.000 miles
• 711.330 kilometers
• 384.088 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
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

B Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 90 kg (198 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → Charleston (CHS).

Distance:
441
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
441

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