Map of flight path and driving directions from Houston to Richmond.
Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Richmond International Airport (RIC).
How far is Richmond from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and Richmond. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1166.284 miles
- 1876.952 kilometers
- 1013.473 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
- 1164.964 miles
- 1874.827 kilometers
- 1012.326 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Houston and Richmond is 1 hour. Richmond is 1 hour ahead of Houston.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (353 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (HOU) → Richmond (RIC).