The flight time from Washington, District of Columbia to Johannesburg, South Africa is:

16 hours, 43 minutes

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Flying time from Washington, DC to Johannesburg, South Africa

The total flight duration from Washington, DC to Johannesburg, South Africa is 16 hours, 43 minutes.

This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.

If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between Washington, DC and Johannesburg, South Africa.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from Washington, DC to Johannesburg, South Africa ("as the crow flies"), which is about 8,105 miles or 13 044 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Washington, District of Columbia.
It ends in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Your flight direction from Washington, DC to Johannesburg, South Africa is East (103 degrees from North).

The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.

Washington, District of Columbia

City: Washington
State: District of Columbia
Country: United States
Category: cities

Johannesburg, South Africa

City: Johannesburg
Region: Gauteng
Country: South Africa
Category: cities

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