# Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Lyon (LYS)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Lyon (Washington Dulles International Airport – Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) is 4062 miles / 6537 kilometers / 3530 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 8 hours 11 minutes.

## Map of flight path from Washington D.C. to Lyon.

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS).

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

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 4061.692 miles
• 6536.660 kilometers
• 3529.514 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
• 4051.270 miles
• 6519.887 kilometers
• 3520.458 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 Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport
City: Lyon
Country: France
IATA Code: LYS
ICAO Code: LFLL
Coordinates: 45°43′35″N, 5°5′26″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Lyon is 6 hours. Lyon is 6 hours ahead of Washington D.C..

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 464 kg (1 023 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → Lyon (LYS).

Distance:
4062
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4062

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