# Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Atlanta, GA (ATL)

Flight distance from Richmond to Atlanta (Richmond International Airport – Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) is 481 miles / 774 kilometers / 418 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Atlanta (ATL) is 542 miles / 872 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 46 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Atlanta.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

## How far is Atlanta from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 480.855 miles
• 773.861 kilometers
• 417.852 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
• 480.432 miles
• 773.181 kilometers
• 417.484 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
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W

B Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Atlanta.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 96 kg (211 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Atlanta (ATL).

Distance:
481
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
481

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