Flight distance from Washington D.C. to San Francisco (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 2442 miles / 3930 kilometers / 2122 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 7 minutes.
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Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to San Francisco (SFO) is 2828 miles / 4551 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 51 minutes.
Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty"s formula (applied above)2442.211 miles3930.357 kilometers2122.223 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 formula2436.368 miles3920.954 kilometers2117.146 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).
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The time difference between Washington D.C. and San Francisco is 3 hours. San Francisco is 3 hours behind Washington D.C..
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