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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Washington D.C. (Palm Beach International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 857 miles / 1379 kilometers / 745 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 989 miles / 1592 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 10 minutes.

West Palm Beach – Washington D.C.

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1379
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745
Nautical miles

How far is Washington D.C. from West Palm Beach?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 857.108 miles
  • 1379.382 kilometers
  • 744.807 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
  • 859.199 miles
  • 1382.747 kilometers
  • 746.624 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 Palm Beach International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is 2 hours 7 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between West Palm Beach and Washington D.C..

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from West Palm Beach to Washington D.C. generates about 140 kg of CO2 per passenger, 140 kilograms is equal to 309 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to Washington D.C.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

Airport information

Origin Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″W
Destination 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

Airlines flying from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Washington D.C. (DCA)

American Airlines