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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and West Palm Beach, FL (PBI)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to West Palm Beach (Washington Dulles International Airport – Palm Beach International Airport) is 859 miles / 1382 kilometers / 746 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (IAD) to West Palm Beach (PBI) is 995 miles / 1601 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 19 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to West Palm Beach.

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Palm Beach International Airport (PBI).

How far is West Palm Beach from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 858.680 miles
  • 1381.912 kilometers
  • 746.173 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
  • 860.814 miles
  • 1385.345 kilometers
  • 748.026 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Washington D.C. and West Palm Beach.

Time Difference

Washington D.C.

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West Palm Beach, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 140 kg (309 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → West Palm Beach (PBI).

Distance:
859
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
859

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