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Distance between Raleigh, NC (RDU) and Chattanooga, TN (CHA)

Flight distance from Raleigh to Chattanooga (Raleigh–Durham International Airport – Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport) is 366 miles / 590 kilometers / 318 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 11 minutes.

Driving distance from Raleigh (RDU) to Chattanooga (CHA) is 428 miles / 688 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 6 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) and Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (CHA).

How far is Chattanooga from Raleigh?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 366.482 miles
  • 589.796 kilometers
  • 318.464 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
  • 365.701 miles
  • 588.539 kilometers
  • 317.786 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 Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
City: Chattanooga, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHA
ICAO Code: KCHA
Coordinates: 35°2′7″N, 85°12′13″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Raleigh and Chattanooga.

Time Difference

Raleigh, NC

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Chattanooga, TN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 79 kg (174 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Raleigh (RDU) → Chattanooga (CHA).

Distance:
366
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
366

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