Distance from Washington DC to Pyongyang

Distance is 11068 kilometers or 6878 miles or 5976 nautical miles

The distance is the theoretical air distance (great circle distance). Flying between the two locations' airports can be a different distance, depending on airport location and actual route chosen.

Map – Shortest path between Washington DC and Pyongyang

Map – Shortest path between Washington DC and Pyongyang
  • Location for Washington DC
  • Location for Pyongyang

The map is using a projection that makes land and oceans much wider near the south and north poles. The heading/course/bearing during a flight varies in most cases. Map based on image from NASA.

Heading from Washington DC

Latitude: 38° 54' North
Longitude: 77° 02' West
Initial heading:342.2°North-northwestNorth-northwest
Final heading:197.8°South-southwestSouth-southwest

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Heading from Pyongyang

Latitude: 39° 02' North
Longitude: 125° 46' East
Initial heading:17.8°North-northeastNorth-northeast
Final heading:162.2°South-southeastSouth-southeast

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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
Washington DC (USA - District of Columbia)Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 5:56:24 AM
Pyongyang (North Korea)Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 6:26:24 PM

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