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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Beijing (PEK)

Distance from Washington D.C. to Beijing (Washington Dulles International Airport – Beijing Capital International Airport) is 6921 miles / 11138 kilometers / 6014 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

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..

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 853 kg (1 881 pounds).

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 Beijing Capital International Airport
City: Beijing
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PEK
ICAO Code: ZBAA
Coordinates: 40°4′48″N, 116°35′5″E

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).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6921

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