# How far is Washington D.C. from Thule?

The distance between Thule (Thule Air Base) and Washington D.C. (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 2620 miles / 4216 kilometers / 2276 nautical miles.

2620
Miles
4216
Kilometers
2276
Nautical miles
5 h 27 min
289 kg

## Distance from Thule to Washington D.C.

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Thule to Washington D.C.. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2619.578 miles
• 4215.803 kilometers
• 2276.351 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 2615.760 miles
• 4209.657 kilometers
• 2273.033 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Thule to Washington D.C.?

The estimated flight time from Thule Air Base to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is 5 hours and 27 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Thule Air Base (THU) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

On average, flying from Thule to Washington D.C. generates about 289 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 289 kilograms equals 638 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path from Thule to Washington D.C.

See the map of the shortest flight path between Thule Air Base (THU) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

## Airport information

Origin Thule Air Base
City: Thule
Country: Greenland
IATA Code: THU
ICAO Code: BGTL
Coordinates: 76°31′52″N, 68°42′11″W
Destination Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W