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).
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..
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 464 kg (1 023 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Washington D.C. (IAD) → Lyon (LYS).