# Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and San Luis Obispo, CA (SBP)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to San Luis Obispo (Washington Dulles International Airport – San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport) is 2377 miles / 3826 kilometers / 2066 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (IAD) to San Luis Obispo (SBP) is 2770 miles / 4458 kilometers and travel time by car is about 47 hours 35 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to San Luis Obispo.

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (SBP).

## How far is San Luis Obispo from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and San Luis Obispo. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2377.153 miles
• 3825.657 kilometers
• 2065.689 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
• 2371.726 miles
• 3816.923 kilometers
• 2060.974 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 San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport
City: San Luis Obispo, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SBP
ICAO Code: KSBP
Coordinates: 35°14′12″N, 120°38′31″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Washington D.C. and San Luis Obispo is 3 hours. San Luis Obispo is 3 hours behind Washington D.C..

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 261 kg (575 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → San Luis Obispo (SBP).

Distance:
2377
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2377

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