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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Alamosa, CO (ALS)

Flight distance from Richmond to Alamosa (Richmond International Airport – San Luis Valley Regional Airport) is 1563 miles / 2516 kilometers / 1358 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Alamosa (ALS) is 1770 miles / 2848 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 3 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and San Luis Valley Regional Airport (ALS).

How far is Alamosa from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1563.070 miles
  • 2515.518 kilometers
  • 1358.271 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
  • 1559.388 miles
  • 2509.592 kilometers
  • 1355.072 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 San Luis Valley Regional Airport
City: Alamosa, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ALS
ICAO Code: KALS
Coordinates: 37°26′5″N, 105°52′1″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Alamosa is 2 hours. Alamosa is 2 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Alamosa, CO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 183 kg (405 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Alamosa (ALS).

Distance:
1563
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1563

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