How far is San Diego from Washington D.C.?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and San Diego. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2253.066 miles
- 3625.958 kilometers
- 1957.861 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
- 2248.329 miles
- 3618.335 kilometers
- 1953.745 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 San Diego International Airport (SAN) is 4 hours 45 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Washington D.C. and San Diego is 3 hours. San Diego is 3 hours behind Washington D.C..
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 250 kg (552 pounds).
Washington D.C. to San Diego flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Washington D.C. (IAD) → San Diego (SAN).