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Distance between Indianapolis, IN (IND) and Raleigh, NC (RDU)

Flight distance from Indianapolis to Raleigh (Indianapolis International Airport – Raleigh–Durham International Airport) is 489 miles / 786 kilometers / 424 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Indianapolis (IND) to Raleigh (RDU) is 628 miles / 1011 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).

How far is Raleigh from Indianapolis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 488.504 miles
  • 786.171 kilometers
  • 424.499 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
  • 487.948 miles
  • 785.276 kilometers
  • 424.015 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 Indianapolis International Airport
City: Indianapolis, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IND
ICAO Code: KIND
Coordinates: 39°43′2″N, 86°17′39″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

There is no time difference between Indianapolis and Raleigh.

Time Difference

Indianapolis, IN

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Raleigh, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (215 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Indianapolis (IND) → Raleigh (RDU).

Distance:
489
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
489

Round trip?