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Distance between Atlanta, GA (ATL) and Richmond, VA (RIC)

Flight distance from Atlanta to Richmond (Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport – Richmond International Airport) is 481 miles / 774 kilometers / 418 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Atlanta (ATL) to Richmond (RIC) is 544 miles / 876 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 54 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Atlanta to Richmond.

Shortest flight path between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Richmond International Airport (RIC).

How far is Richmond from Atlanta?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Atlanta and Richmond. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 480.855 miles
  • 773.861 kilometers
  • 417.852 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 480.432 miles
  • 773.181 kilometers
  • 417.484 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W

B Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Atlanta and Richmond.

Time Difference

Atlanta, GA

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Richmond, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 96 kg (212 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Atlanta (ATL) → Richmond (RIC).

Distance:
481
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
481

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