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Distance between Raleigh, NC (RDU) and Tampa, FL (TPA)

Flight distance from Raleigh to Tampa (Raleigh–Durham International Airport – Tampa International Airport) is 587 miles / 945 kilometers / 510 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Raleigh (RDU) to Tampa (TPA) is 671 miles / 1080 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) and Tampa International Airport (TPA).

How far is Tampa from Raleigh?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 587.128 miles
  • 944.891 kilometers
  • 510.200 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
  • 588.366 miles
  • 946.884 kilometers
  • 511.276 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 Tampa International Airport
City: Tampa, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TPA
ICAO Code: KTPA
Coordinates: 27°58′31″N, 82°31′59″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Raleigh and Tampa.

Time Difference

Raleigh, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 111 kg (245 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Raleigh (RDU) → Tampa (TPA).

Distance:
587
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
587

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