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

Flight distance from Indianapolis to Washington D.C. (Indianapolis International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 500 miles / 804 kilometers / 434 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Indianapolis (IND) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 585 miles / 941 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 17 minutes.

Indianapolis – Washington D.C.

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500
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434
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How far is Washington D.C. from Indianapolis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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 to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Time difference

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

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Indianapolis to Washington D.C. generates about 99 kg of CO2 per passenger, 99 kilograms is equal to 217 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

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

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from Indianapolis (IND) to Washington D.C. (DCA)

American Airlines