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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Santa Ana, CA (SNA)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Santa Ana (Washington Dulles International Airport – Orange County John Wayne Airport) is 2266 miles / 3646 kilometers / 1969 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (IAD) to Santa Ana (SNA) is 2627 miles / 4228 kilometers and travel time by car is about 47 hours 15 minutes.

Washington D.C. – Santa Ana

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2266
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3646
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1969
Nautical miles

How far is Santa Ana from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2265.509 miles
  • 3645.983 kilometers
  • 1968.673 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
  • 2260.579 miles
  • 3638.049 kilometers
  • 1964.389 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 to Orange County John Wayne Airport is 4 hours 47 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Santa Ana is 3 hours. Santa Ana is 3 hours behind Washington D.C..
Washington D.C. time to Santa Ana time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Washington D.C. to Santa Ana generates about 248 kg of CO2 per passenger, 248 kilograms is equal to 547 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Santa Ana

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Orange County John Wayne Airport
City: Santa Ana, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SNA
ICAO Code: KSNA
Coordinates: 33°40′32″N, 117°52′4″W