# 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
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

B Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: 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..

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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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