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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Bismarck, ND

 CST

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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