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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Alexandria, LA (AEX)

Flight distance from Richmond to Alexandria (Richmond International Airport – Alexandria International Airport) is 967 miles / 1556 kilometers / 840 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Alexandria (AEX) is 1107 miles / 1782 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Alexandria International Airport (AEX).

How far is Alexandria from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 966.969 miles
  • 1556.186 kilometers
  • 840.273 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
  • 965.715 miles
  • 1554.168 kilometers
  • 839.183 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 Alexandria International Airport
City: Alexandria, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AEX
ICAO Code: KAEX
Coordinates: 31°19′38″N, 92°32′59″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Alexandria is 1 hour. Alexandria is 1 hour behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Alexandria, LA

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (327 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Alexandria (AEX).

Distance:
967
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
967

Round trip?