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

Flight distance from San Jose to Washington D.C. (Juan Santamaría International Airport – Washington Dulles International Airport) is 2036 miles / 3277 kilometers / 1769 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from San Jose (SJO) to Washington D.C. (IAD) is 3761 miles / 6053 kilometers and travel time by car is about 72 hours 8 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from San Jose to Washington D.C..

Shortest flight path between Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

## 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).

## Airport information

A Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: 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
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

## 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.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 222 kg (489 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

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

Distance:
2036
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2036

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