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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and Richmond, VA (RIC)

Distance from Washington D.C. to Richmond (Washington Dulles International Airport – Richmond International Airport) is 100 miles / 160 kilometers / 87 nautical miles.

How far is Richmond from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 99.548 miles
  • 160.207 kilometers
  • 86.505 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
  • 99.720 miles
  • 160.484 kilometers
  • 86.654 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Richmond International Airport (RIC) is 41 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Washington D.C. and Richmond.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 39 kg (85 pounds).

Airport information


A Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″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

Washington D.C. to Richmond flight path

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Richmond International Airport (RIC).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → Richmond (RIC).

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Air miles:
100
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
100

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