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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Asheville, NC (AVL)

Flight distance from Richmond to Asheville (Richmond International Airport – Asheville Regional Airport) is 324 miles / 521 kilometers / 281 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Asheville (AVL) is 380 miles / 612 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Asheville Regional Airport (AVL).

How far is Asheville from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 323.858 miles
  • 521.199 kilometers
  • 281.425 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
  • 323.387 miles
  • 520.441 kilometers
  • 281.016 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 Asheville Regional Airport
City: Asheville, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AVL
ICAO Code: KAVL
Coordinates: 35°26′10″N, 82°32′30″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Asheville.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Asheville, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 73 kg (160 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Asheville (AVL).

Distance:
324
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
324

Round trip?