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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and Reading, PA (RDG)

Flight distance from Philadelphia to Reading (Philadelphia International Airport – Reading Regional Airport) is 52 miles / 84 kilometers / 45 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reading (RDG) is 65 miles / 105 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 29 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Philadelphia to Reading.

Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Reading Regional Airport (RDG).

How far is Reading from Philadelphia?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Philadelphia and Reading. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 51.890 miles
  • 83.508 kilometers
  • 45.091 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
  • 51.852 miles
  • 83.448 kilometers
  • 45.058 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).

Airport information


A 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

B Reading Regional Airport
City: Reading, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDG
ICAO Code: KRDG
Coordinates: 40°22′42″N, 75°57′54″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Philadelphia and Reading.

Time Difference

Philadelphia, PA

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Reading, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 33 kg (72 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Philadelphia (PHL) → Reading (RDG).

Distance:
52
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
52

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