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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Distance from New Orleans (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport) to Washington D.C. (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 969 miles / 1560 kilometers / 842 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 969.296 miles
  • 1559.931 kilometers
  • 842.295 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
  • 968.937 miles
  • 1559.354 kilometers
  • 841.984 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Airport information


A Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City: New Orleans, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSY
ICAO Code: KMSY
Coordinates: 29°59′36″N, 90°15′28″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

Map

New Orleans to Washington D.C. flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
969

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