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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Oakland, CA (OAK)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Oakland (Washington Dulles International Airport – Oakland International Airport) is 2409 miles / 3876 kilometers / 2093 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (IAD) to Oakland (OAK) is 2812 miles / 4525 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 36 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Oakland.

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).

How far is Oakland from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2408.744 miles
  • 3876.498 kilometers
  • 2093.142 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
  • 2402.969 miles
  • 3867.203 kilometers
  • 2088.123 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 Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OAK
ICAO Code: KOAK
Coordinates: 37°43′16″N, 122°13′15″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Oakland is 3 hours. Oakland is 3 hours behind Washington D.C..

Time Difference

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Oakland, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 265 kg (583 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → Oakland (OAK).

Distance:
2409
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2409

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