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

Flight distance from Beijing to Washington D.C. (Beijing Capital International Airport – Washington Dulles International Airport) is 6921 miles / 11138 kilometers / 6014 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 13 hours 36 minutes.

Beijing – Washington D.C.

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11138
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6014
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How far is Washington D.C. from Beijing?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Beijing Capital International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport is 13 hours 36 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Beijing and Washington D.C. is 13 hours. Washington D.C. is 13 hours behind Beijing.
Beijing time to Washington D.C. time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Beijing to Washington D.C. generates about 844 kg of CO2 per passenger, 844 kilograms is equal to 1 860 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Beijing to Washington D.C.

Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

Airlines flying from Beijing (PEK) to Washington D.C. (IAD)

Air China
United Airlines