How far is Washington D.C. from Beijing?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Beijing and Washington D.C.. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 6920.751 miles
- 11137.869 kilometers
- 6013.968 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
- 6905.161 miles
- 11112.779 kilometers
- 6000.421 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).
Estimated flight time from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is 13 hours 36 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.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 853 kg (1 881 pounds).
Beijing to Washington D.C. flight path
Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Beijing (PEK) → Washington D.C. (IAD).