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Distance between Milwaukee, WI (MKE) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Flight distance from Milwaukee to Washington D.C. (Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 634 miles / 1021 kilometers / 551 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Milwaukee (MKE) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 782 miles / 1259 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 54 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

How far is Washington D.C. from Milwaukee?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 634.226 miles
  • 1020.688 kilometers
  • 551.127 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
  • 633.092 miles
  • 1018.863 kilometers
  • 550.142 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).

Airport information


A Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport
City: Milwaukee, WI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MKE
ICAO Code: KMKE
Coordinates: 42°56′49″N, 87°53′47″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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 117 kg (258 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Milwaukee (MKE) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

Distance:
634
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
634

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