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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and London (LHR)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to London (Washington Dulles International Airport – London Heathrow Airport) is 3677 miles / 5917 kilometers / 3195 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 27 minutes.

Washington D.C. – London

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3195
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How far is London 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)
  • 3676.737 miles
  • 5917.134 kilometers
  • 3194.997 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
  • 3667.203 miles
  • 5901.791 kilometers
  • 3186.712 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 London Heathrow Airport is 7 hours 27 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Washington D.C. and London is 5 hours. London is 5 hours ahead of Washington D.C..
Washington D.C. time to London time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Washington D.C. to London generates about 416 kg of CO2 per passenger, 416 kilograms is equal to 918 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Washington D.C. to London

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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 London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W