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Distance between Raleigh, NC (RDU) and Richmond, VA (RIC)

Distance from Raleigh to Richmond (Raleigh–Durham International Airport – Richmond International Airport) is 139 miles / 223 kilometers / 121 nautical miles.

How far is Richmond from Raleigh?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 138.702 miles
  • 223.219 kilometers
  • 120.529 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
  • 138.774 miles
  • 223.335 kilometers
  • 120.591 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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) to Richmond International Airport (RIC) is 45 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Raleigh and Richmond.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 44 kg (97 pounds).

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 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

Raleigh to Richmond flight path

Shortest flight path between Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) and Richmond International Airport (RIC).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Raleigh (RDU) → Richmond (RIC).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
139

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