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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Waterloo, IA (ALO)

Flight distance from Richmond to Waterloo (Richmond International Airport – Waterloo Regional Airport) is 871 miles / 1402 kilometers / 757 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Waterloo (ALO) is 1072 miles / 1725 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 54 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Waterloo Regional Airport (ALO).

How far is Waterloo from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 870.857 miles
  • 1401.509 kilometers
  • 756.754 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
  • 869.230 miles
  • 1398.891 kilometers
  • 755.340 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 Waterloo Regional Airport
City: Waterloo, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ALO
ICAO Code: KALO
Coordinates: 42°33′25″N, 92°24′1″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Waterloo, IA

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 141 kg (311 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Waterloo (ALO).

Distance:
871
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
871

Round trip?