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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP)

Flight distance from Richmond to Wilkes-Barre (Richmond International Airport – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport) is 278 miles / 447 kilometers / 241 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Wilkes-Barre (AVP) is 341 miles / 549 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 35 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Wilkes-Barre.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP).

How far is Wilkes-Barre from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 277.884 miles
  • 447.210 kilometers
  • 241.474 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
  • 278.208 miles
  • 447.732 kilometers
  • 241.756 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 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport
City: Wilkes-Barre, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AVP
ICAO Code: KAVP
Coordinates: 41°20′18″N, 75°43′24″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Wilkes-Barre.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Wilkes-Barre, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 66 kg (145 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Wilkes-Barre (AVP).

Distance:
278
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
278

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