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Distance between Harrisburg, PA (MDT) and Richmond, VA (RIC)

Flight distance from Harrisburg to Richmond (Harrisburg International Airport – Richmond International Airport) is 188 miles / 302 kilometers / 163 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Harrisburg (MDT) to Richmond (RIC) is 235 miles / 378 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 57 minutes.

Harrisburg – Richmond

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188
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302
Kilometers
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163
Nautical miles

How far is Richmond from Harrisburg?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 187.850 miles
  • 302.315 kilometers
  • 163.237 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
  • 188.139 miles
  • 302.781 kilometers
  • 163.489 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 Harrisburg International Airport to Richmond International Airport is 51 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Harrisburg and Richmond.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Harrisburg to Richmond generates about 53 kg of CO2 per passenger, 53 kilograms is equal to 116 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Harrisburg to Richmond

Shortest flight path between Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) and Richmond International Airport (RIC).

Airport information

Origin Harrisburg International Airport
City: Harrisburg, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDT
ICAO Code: KMDT
Coordinates: 40°11′36″N, 76°45′48″W
Destination 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