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DTW to DCA Route Map

Detroit to Washington, DC Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Ronald Reagan Washington National.

Distance:
404.65 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from DTW to DCA

Airline Carrier

Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines
US Airways
US Airways

Aircraft

Airbus A320-100/200
McDonnell Douglas MD88
Canadair Regional Jet
Embraer RJ135 / RJ140 / RJ145

DTW - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airlines

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DCA - Ronald Reagan Washington National Airlines

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Interesting Facts About Flights from Detroit to Washington, DC (DTW to DCA)

  • The newest aircraft servicing DTW to DCA in 2009 was Midwest Airlines' EMB-170 from Embraer. The EMB-170 started flying in 2004.
  • Northwest Airlines carried a total of 249,098 passengers from DTW to DCA in 2009.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Detroit, MI to Washington, DC in 2009 was Northwest Airlines' DC-9-30 from Mcdonnell Douglas which started flying in 1990.
  • Northwest Airlines offers the shortest flight times from Detroit to Washington.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Detroit to Washington in 2009 was 68.65%.
  • There were 283,149 passengers that flew from Detroit to Washington in 2009.
  • Northwest Airlines, Air Wisconsin, Midwest Airlines, Republic Airlines, Comair, Northwest Airlink offer flights from Detroit, MI to Washington, DC.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from DTW to DCA for Air Wisconsin is the CRJ-2/4 built by Canadair with 50 seats.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Detroit and Washington from Northwest Airlines is the B757-2 built by Boeing with 182 seats.
  • Northwest Airlines operated flights from DTW to DCA using 6 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • Flight #278, operated by Northwest Airlines, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 12 minutes average delay between flights from Detroit to Washington.
  • The shortest flight between DTW and DCA takes about 63 minutes.
  • The average flight time from Detroit, MI to Washington, DC takes about 64 minutes.
  • 407,963 seats were available on flights from DTW to DCA in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 283,149 passengers flew on all flights from DTW to DCA that year.
  • In 2009, there were 6 airline companies operating between Detroit and Washington.
  • The shortest flight distance between Detroit and Washington is 405 miles.
  • Northwest Airlines, Comair operate the shortest flights from Detroit to Washington.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)

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