# Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and San Jose (SJO)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to San Jose (Washington Dulles International Airport – Juan Santamaría International Airport) is 2036 miles / 3277 kilometers / 1769 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (IAD) to San Jose (SJO) is 3761 miles / 6052 kilometers and travel time by car is about 71 hours 43 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO).

## How far is San Jose from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2036.183 miles
• 3276.918 kilometers
• 1769.394 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
• 2043.336 miles
• 3288.430 kilometers
• 1775.610 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 Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Washington D.C. and San Jose is 2 hours. San Jose is 2 hours behind Washington D.C..

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 222 kg (489 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → San Jose (SJO).

Distance:
2036
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2036

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