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

The distance between West Palm Beach (Palm Beach International Airport) and Washington D.C. (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 857 miles / 1379 kilometers / 745 nautical miles.

The driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 992 miles / 1597 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 18 hours 11 minutes.

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2 h 7 min
140 kg

Distance from West Palm Beach to Washington D.C.

There are several ways to calculate the distance from West Palm Beach to Washington D.C.. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

How long does it take to fly from West Palm Beach to Washington D.C.?

The estimated flight time from Palm Beach International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is 2 hours and 7 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

On average, flying from West Palm Beach to Washington D.C. generates about 140 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 140 kilograms equals 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.

See the map of the 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
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
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W