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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Flight distance from Philadelphia to Washington D.C. (Philadelphia International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 119 miles / 192 kilometers / 104 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 139 miles / 223 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 53 minutes.

Philadelphia – Washington D.C.

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119
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How far is Washington D.C. from Philadelphia?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 119.184 miles
  • 191.809 kilometers
  • 103.568 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
  • 119.058 miles
  • 191.605 kilometers
  • 103.459 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 Philadelphia to Washington D.C. is 43 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Philadelphia and Washington D.C..

Philadelphia time to Washington D.C. time converter

Time in Philadelphia: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Washington D.C.: 00:00

Current local times

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Philadelphia to Washington D.C. generates about 43 kg of CO2 per passenger, 43 kilograms is equal to 94 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Philadelphia to Washington D.C.

Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

Airport information

Origin Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″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 Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington D.C. (DCA)

American Airlines