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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Atlanta, GA

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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

Round trip?