Air Miles Calculator

Distance between Kansas City, MO (MCI) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Distance from Kansas City to Washington D.C. (Kansas City International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 949 miles / 1528 kilometers / 825 nautical miles.

How far is Washington D.C. from Kansas City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 949.441 miles
  • 1527.977 kilometers
  • 825.042 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
  • 947.122 miles
  • 1524.245 kilometers
  • 823.026 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 Kansas City International Airport (MCI) to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is 2 hours 17 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Kansas City
Washington D.C.

Kansas City, MO

 CDT

Washington D.C.

 EDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (325 pounds).

Airport information


A Kansas City International Airport
City: Kansas City, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MCI
ICAO Code: KMCI
Coordinates: 39°17′51″N, 94°42′50″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

Kansas City to Washington D.C. flight path

Shortest flight path between Kansas City International Airport (MCI) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Kansas City (MCI) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
949
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
949

Round trip?