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Distance between Indianapolis, IN (IND) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Distance from Indianapolis to Washington D.C. (Indianapolis International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 500 miles / 804 kilometers / 434 nautical miles.

How far is Washington D.C. from Indianapolis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 499.606 miles
  • 804.038 kilometers
  • 434.146 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
  • 498.407 miles
  • 802.108 kilometers
  • 433.104 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 Indianapolis International Airport (IND) to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Indianapolis and Washington D.C..

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (218 pounds).

Airport information


A Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″W

B Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W

Indianapolis to Washington D.C. flight path

Shortest flight path between Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Indianapolis (IND) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
500

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