# Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Bismarck, ND (BIS)

Flight distance from Richmond to Bismarck (Richmond International Airport – Bismarck Municipal Airport) is 1355 miles / 2181 kilometers / 1178 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Bismarck (BIS) is 1641 miles / 2641 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 30 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Bismarck.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Bismarck Municipal Airport (BIS).

## How far is Bismarck from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1355.429 miles
• 2181.351 kilometers
• 1177.835 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
• 1352.995 miles
• 2177.435 kilometers
• 1175.721 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
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W

B Bismarck Municipal Airport
City: Bismarck, ND
Country: United States
IATA Code: BIS
ICAO Code: KBIS
Coordinates: 46°46′21″N, 100°44′45″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 170 kg (376 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Bismarck (BIS).

Distance:
1355
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1355

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