# Distance between Riohacha (RCH) and Bucaramanga (BGA)

Flight distance from Riohacha to Bucaramanga (Almirante Padilla Airport – Palonegro International Airport) is 303 miles / 487 kilometers / 263 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Riohacha (RCH) to Bucaramanga (BGA) is 469 miles / 755 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 26 minutes.

303
Miles
487
Kilometers
263
Nautical miles
1 h 4 min

## How far is Bucaramanga from Riohacha?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 302.890 miles
• 487.454 kilometers
• 263.204 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
• 304.502 miles
• 490.048 kilometers
• 264.605 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Riohacha to Bucaramanga?

Estimated flight time from Almirante Padilla Airport to Palonegro International Airport is 1 hour 4 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Riohacha and Bucaramanga?

There is no time difference between Riohacha and Bucaramanga.

## Flight carbon footprint between Almirante Padilla Airport (RCH) and Palonegro International Airport (BGA)

On average flying from Riohacha to Bucaramanga generates about 70 kg of CO2 per passenger, 70 kilograms is equal to 153 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Riohacha to Bucaramanga

Shortest flight path between Almirante Padilla Airport (RCH) and Palonegro International Airport (BGA).

## Airport information

Origin Almirante Padilla Airport
City: Riohacha
Country: Colombia
IATA Code: RCH
ICAO Code: SKRH
Coordinates: 11°31′34″N, 72°55′33″W
Destination Palonegro International Airport
City: Bucaramanga
Country: Colombia
IATA Code: BGA
ICAO Code: SKBG
Coordinates: 7°7′35″N, 73°11′5″W