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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Washington D.C. (IAD)

Distance from San Diego International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport is 2253 miles / 3626 kilometers / 1958 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2253.066 miles
  • 3625.958 kilometers
  • 1957.861 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
  • 2248.329 miles
  • 3618.335 kilometers
  • 1953.745 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from San Diego International Airport (SAN) to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is 4 hours 45 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Diego and Washington D.C. is 3 hours. Washington D.C. is 3 hours ahead of San Diego.

Time Difference

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Airport information


A San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″W

B 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

Map

Flight map from San Diego to Washington D.C..

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → Washington D.C. (IAD).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2253

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