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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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

B Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City: Charlotte, NC
Country: United States Flag of 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.

Time Difference

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Charlotte, NC

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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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