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Distance between Denver, CO (DEN) and Raleigh, NC (RDU)

Flight distance from Denver to Raleigh (Denver International Airport – Raleigh–Durham International Airport) is 1436 miles / 2312 kilometers / 1248 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Denver (DEN) to Raleigh (RDU) is 1657 miles / 2667 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 20 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Denver to Raleigh.

Shortest flight path between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).

How far is Raleigh from Denver?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Denver and Raleigh. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1436.369 miles
  • 2311.612 kilometers
  • 1248.170 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
  • 1433.175 miles
  • 2306.471 kilometers
  • 1245.395 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 Denver International Airport
City: Denver, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DEN
ICAO Code: KDEN
Coordinates: 39°51′42″N, 104°40′22″W

B Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Denver and Raleigh is 2 hours. Raleigh is 2 hours ahead of Denver.

Time Difference

Denver, CO

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Raleigh, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 175 kg (387 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Denver (DEN) → Raleigh (RDU).

Distance:
1436
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1436

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