Map of flight path and driving directions from San Jose to Washington D.C..
Shortest flight path between Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).
How far is Washington D.C. from San Jose?
There are several ways to calculate distances between San Jose and Washington D.C.. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2035.477 miles
- 3275.782 kilometers
- 1768.781 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
- 2042.580 miles
- 3287.214 kilometers
- 1774.954 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between San Jose and Washington D.C. is 2 hours. Washington D.C. is 2 hours ahead of San Jose.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 222 kg (488 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
San Jose (SJO) → Washington D.C. (DCA).