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

B Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport
City: Lyon
Country: France Flag of 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..

Time Difference

Washington D.C.

 EST

Lyon

 CET

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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