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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Arcata, CA (ACV)

Flight distance from Richmond to Arcata (Richmond International Airport – Arcata–Eureka Airport) is 2491 miles / 4009 kilometers / 2165 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Arcata (ACV) is 3006 miles / 4837 kilometers and travel time by car is about 51 hours 5 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Arcata.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Arcata–Eureka Airport (ACV).

How far is Arcata from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2491.358 miles
  • 4009.452 kilometers
  • 2164.931 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
  • 2485.337 miles
  • 3999.763 kilometers
  • 2159.699 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 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

B Arcata–Eureka Airport
City: Arcata, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ACV
ICAO Code: KACV
Coordinates: 40°58′41″N, 124°6′32″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Arcata is 3 hours. Arcata is 3 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Arcata, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 274 kg (604 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Arcata (ACV).

Distance:
2491
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2491

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