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Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Distance from Beijing to Washington D.C. (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Beijing Capital International Airport) is 6931 miles / 11155 kilometers / 6023 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 6931.194 miles
  • 11154.676 kilometers
  • 6023.043 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
  • 6915.610 miles
  • 11129.596 kilometers
  • 6009.501 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 Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is 13 hours 37 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Beijing and Washington D.C. is 12 hours. Washington D.C. is 12 hours behind Beijing.

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Airport information


A Beijing Capital International Airport
City: Beijing
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PEK
ICAO Code: ZBAA
Coordinates: 40°4′48″N, 116°35′5″E

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

Beijing to Washington D.C. flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beijing (PEK) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6931

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