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Distance between Jackson, MS (JAN) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Flight distance from Jackson to Washington D.C. (Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 860 miles / 1385 kilometers / 748 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Jackson (JAN) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 977 miles / 1572 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 13 minutes.

Jackson – Washington D.C.

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860
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1385
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748
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How far is Washington D.C. from Jackson?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 860.393 miles
  • 1384.669 kilometers
  • 747.661 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
  • 859.510 miles
  • 1383.247 kilometers
  • 746.894 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 Jackson to Washington D.C. is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Jackson and Washington D.C. is 1 hour. Washington D.C. is 1 hour ahead of Jackson.

Jackson time to Washington D.C. time converter

Time in Jackson: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Washington D.C.: 00:00

Current local times

Jackson, MS

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Washington D.C.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Jackson to Washington D.C. generates about 140 kg of CO2 per passenger, 140 kilograms is equal to 309 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

Airport information

Origin Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
City: Jackson, MS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JAN
ICAO Code: KJAN
Coordinates: 32°18′40″N, 90°4′33″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 Jackson (JAN) to Washington D.C. (DCA)

American Airlines