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Distance between San Jose (SJO) and Washington D.C. (IAD)

Distance from San Jose to Washington D.C. (Juan Santamaría International Airport – Washington Dulles International Airport) is 2036 miles / 3277 kilometers / 1769 nautical miles.

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)
  • 2036.183 miles
  • 3276.918 kilometers
  • 1769.394 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
  • 2043.336 miles
  • 3288.430 kilometers
  • 1775.610 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is 4 hours 21 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Jose and Washington D.C. is 1 hour. Washington D.C. is 1 hour ahead of San Jose.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 232 kg (511 pounds).

Airport information


A Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″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

San Jose to Washington D.C. flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJO) → Washington D.C. (IAD).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2036

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