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DTW to IAD Route Map

Detroit to Washington, DC Flights, Stats and Airplanes

Route information for flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Washington Dulles Intl..

Distance:
382.93 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from DTW to IAD

Airline Carrier

Continental Airlines
Continental Airlines
Continental Airlines
Delta Air Lines
United Airlines
United Airlines
United Airlines

Aircraft

Canadair Regional Jet
Embraer 170
Embraer RJ145 Amazon
Canadair Regional Jet
Canadair Regional Jet
Embraer 170
Embraer RJ145 Amazon

DTW - Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airlines

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IAD - Washington Dulles Intl. Airlines

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

  • The shortest flight distance between Detroit and Washington is 383 miles.
  • The newest aircraft servicing DTW to IAD in 2009 was Compass Airlines' ERJ-175 from Embraer. The ERJ-175 started flying in 2004.
  • Northwest Airlink, go Operated by Mesa Airlines, ExpressJet Airlines, Northwest Airlines operate the shortest flights from Detroit to Washington.
  • The largest aircraft servicing flights between Detroit and Washington from UNITED is the B757-2 built by Boeing with 182 seats.
  • Northwest Airlines operated flights from DTW to IAD using 5 types of aircraft in 2009.
  • 175,914 seats were available on flights from DTW to IAD in 2009. Of those seats, a total of 128,099 passengers flew on all flights from DTW to IAD that year.
  • Northwest Airlink, American Connection, Compass Airlines, go Operated by Mesa Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Gojet Airlines, ExpressJet Airlines, UNITED, Air Greenland offer flights from Detroit, MI to Washington, DC.
  • In 2009, there were 9 airline companies operating between Detroit and Washington.
  • The average aircraft occupancy on flights from Detroit to Washington in 2009 was 70.49%.
  • The smallest aircraft servicing flights from DTW to IAD for American Connection is the EMB-145 built by Embraer with 50 seats.
  • The shortest flight between DTW and IAD takes about 62 minutes.
  • Northwest Airlines offers the shortest flight times from Detroit to Washington.
  • The oldest aircraft servicing trips from Detroit, MI to Washington, DC in 2009 was Air Greenland's B737-4 from Boeing which started flying in 1990.
  • Northwest Airlink carried a total of 32,975 passengers from DTW to IAD in 2009.
  • There were 128,099 passengers that flew from Detroit to Washington in 2009.
  • Flight #1200, operated by Northwest Airlines, was the flight with the most delays in 2009, with 87 minutes average delay between flights from Detroit to Washington.
  • The average flight time from Detroit, MI to Washington, DC takes about 62 minutes.

(Source: FAA & BTS 2009 Databases)