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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Distance from Richmond to Birmingham (Richmond International Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 597 miles / 960 kilometers / 518 nautical miles.

How far is Birmingham from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 596.650 miles
  • 960.215 kilometers
  • 518.475 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
  • 595.861 miles
  • 958.946 kilometers
  • 517.789 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Richmond International Airport (RIC) to Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is 1 hour 37 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 112 kg (248 pounds).

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 Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

Richmond to Birmingham flight path

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Birmingham (BHM).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
597
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
597

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