How far is Beijing from Washington D.C.?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and Beijing. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 6920.751 miles
- 11137.869 kilometers
- 6013.968 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
- 6905.161 miles
- 11112.779 kilometers
- 6000.421 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).
Estimated flight time from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) is 13 hours 36 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Washington D.C. and Beijing is 12 hours. Beijing is 12 hours ahead of Washington D.C..
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 853 kg (1 881 pounds).
Washington D.C. to Beijing flight path
Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Washington D.C. (IAD) → Beijing (PEK).