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Distance between Palm Springs, CA (PSP) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Flight distance from Palm Springs to Washington D.C. (Palm Springs International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 2211 miles / 3559 kilometers / 1922 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Palm Springs (PSP) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 2551 miles / 4106 kilometers and travel time by car is about 43 hours 24 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

How far is Washington D.C. from Palm Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2211.389 miles
  • 3558.885 kilometers
  • 1921.644 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
  • 2206.560 miles
  • 3551.115 kilometers
  • 1917.449 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 Palm Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″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

The time difference between Palm Springs and Washington D.C. is 3 hours. Washington D.C. is 3 hours ahead of Palm Springs.

Time Difference

Palm Springs, CA

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Washington D.C.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 242 kg (533 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Palm Springs (PSP) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

Distance:
2211
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2211

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