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Distance between Raleigh, NC (RDU) and Albany, NY (ALB)

Flight distance from Raleigh to Albany (Raleigh–Durham International Airport – Albany International Airport) is 544 miles / 875 kilometers / 473 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Raleigh (RDU) to Albany (ALB) is 638 miles / 1027 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 55 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) and Albany International Airport (ALB).

How far is Albany from Raleigh?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 543.846 miles
  • 875.236 kilometers
  • 472.589 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
  • 544.171 miles
  • 875.758 kilometers
  • 472.871 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 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

B Albany International Airport
City: Albany, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ALB
ICAO Code: KALB
Coordinates: 42°44′53″N, 73°48′6″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Raleigh and Albany.

Time Difference

Raleigh, NC

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Albany, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 105 kg (232 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Raleigh (RDU) → Albany (ALB).

Distance:
544
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
544

Round trip?