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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Watertown, SD (ATY)

Flight distance from Richmond to Watertown (Richmond International Airport – Watertown Regional Airport) is 1149 miles / 1849 kilometers / 998 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Watertown (ATY) is 1484 miles / 2389 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Watertown Regional Airport (ATY).

How far is Watertown from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1149.034 miles
  • 1849.191 kilometers
  • 998.483 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
  • 1146.951 miles
  • 1845.839 kilometers
  • 996.673 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 Watertown Regional Airport
City: Watertown, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATY
ICAO Code: KATY
Coordinates: 44°54′50″N, 97°9′16″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Watertown, SD

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (351 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Watertown (ATY).

Distance:
1149
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1149

Round trip?