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Distance between Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Flight distance from Pittsburgh to Washington D.C. (Pittsburgh International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 204 miles / 329 kilometers / 178 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 259 miles / 417 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 1 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

How far is Washington D.C. from Pittsburgh?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Pittsburgh and Washington D.C.. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 204.456 miles
  • 329.040 kilometers
  • 177.667 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
  • 204.198 miles
  • 328.625 kilometers
  • 177.443 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 Pittsburgh International Airport
City: Pittsburgh, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PIT
ICAO Code: KPIT
Coordinates: 40°29′29″N, 80°13′58″W

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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Pittsburgh, PA

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Washington D.C.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 53 kg (117 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Pittsburgh (PIT) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

Distance:
204
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
204

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