Distance from Washington DC to Virginia Beach

Distance is 257 kilometers or 159 miles or 139 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 Virginia Beach

Map - Shortest path between Washington DC and Virginia Beach
  • Location for Washington DC
  • Location for Virginia Beach
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:159.6°South-southeastSouth-southeast
Final heading:160.2°South-southeastSouth-southeast
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Heading from Virginia Beach

Latitude: 36° 44' North
Longitude: 76° 02' West
Initial heading:340.2°North-northwestNorth-northwest
Final heading:339.6°North-northwestNorth-northwest
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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
Washington DC(U.S.A. - District of Columbia)Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 11:57:44 AM
Virginia Beach(U.S.A. - Virginia)Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 11:57:44 AM

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