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Distance between Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Flight distance from Salt Lake City to Washington D.C. (Salt Lake City International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 1851 miles / 2979 kilometers / 1609 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Salt Lake City (SLC) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 2088 miles / 3360 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 55 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Salt Lake City to Washington D.C..

Shortest flight path between Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

How far is Washington D.C. from Salt Lake City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Salt Lake City and Washington D.C.. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1851.327 miles
  • 2979.423 kilometers
  • 1608.760 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
  • 1846.758 miles
  • 2972.069 kilometers
  • 1604.789 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 Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″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 Salt Lake City and Washington D.C. is 2 hours. Washington D.C. is 2 hours ahead of Salt Lake City.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 204 kg (450 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Salt Lake City (SLC) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

Distance:
1851
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1851

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