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Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Distance from New York to Washington D.C. (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 213 miles / 343 kilometers / 185 nautical miles.

How far is Washington D.C. from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 212.890 miles
  • 342.613 kilometers
  • 184.996 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
  • 212.645 miles
  • 342.219 kilometers
  • 184.783 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 New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is 54 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between New York and Washington D.C..

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 54 kg (120 pounds).

Airport information


A New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″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

New York to Washington D.C. flight path

Shortest flight path between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (JFK) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
213
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
213

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