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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Richmond, VA (RIC)

Flight distance from Seattle to Richmond (Seattle Boeing Field – Richmond International Airport) is 2362 miles / 3802 kilometers / 2053 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Richmond (RIC) is 2906 miles / 4677 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Richmond International Airport (RIC).

How far is Richmond from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2362.251 miles
  • 3801.674 kilometers
  • 2052.740 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
  • 2356.761 miles
  • 3792.839 kilometers
  • 2047.969 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 Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″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

The time difference between Seattle and Richmond is 3 hours. Richmond is 3 hours ahead of Seattle.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PST

Richmond, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 259 kg (571 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Richmond (RIC).

Distance:
2362
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2362

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