# How far is Cartagena from Riohacha?

The distance between Riohacha (Almirante Padilla Airport) and Cartagena (Rafael Núñez International Airport) is 191 miles / 307 kilometers / 166 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Riohacha (RCH) to Cartagena (CTG) is 242 miles / 389 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 21 minutes.

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## Distance from Riohacha to Cartagena

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Riohacha to Cartagena. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 190.825 miles
• 307.103 kilometers
• 165.822 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 190.777 miles
• 307.027 kilometers
• 165.781 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 Cartagena?

The estimated flight time from Almirante Padilla Airport to Rafael Núñez International Airport is 51 minutes.

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

There is no time difference between Riohacha and Cartagena.

## Flight carbon footprint between Almirante Padilla Airport (RCH) and Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG)

On average, flying from Riohacha to Cartagena generates about 53 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 53 kilograms equals 117 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 Cartagena

See the map of the shortest flight path between Almirante Padilla Airport (RCH) and Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG).