# Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Charlotte, NC (CLT)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Charlotte (Washington Dulles International Airport – Charlotte Douglas International Airport) is 321 miles / 517 kilometers / 279 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (IAD) to Charlotte (CLT) is 374 miles / 602 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 17 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).

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

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 321.348 miles
• 517.159 kilometers
• 279.244 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
• 321.480 miles
• 517.372 kilometers
• 279.358 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 Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City: Charlotte, NC
Country: United States
IATA Code: CLT
ICAO Code: KCLT
Coordinates: 35°12′50″N, 80°56′35″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 72 kg (159 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → Charlotte (CLT).

Distance:
321
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
321

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