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

Distance from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to 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

Flight map from New Orleans to Washington D.C..

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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