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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Bluefield, WV (BLF)

Flight distance from Richmond to Bluefield (Richmond International Airport – Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)) is 214 miles / 345 kilometers / 186 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Bluefield (BLF) is 285 miles / 458 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 19 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Mercer County Airport (West Virginia) (BLF).

How far is Bluefield from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 214.381 miles
  • 345.013 kilometers
  • 186.292 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
  • 213.881 miles
  • 344.208 kilometers
  • 185.857 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 Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)
City: Bluefield, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BLF
ICAO Code: KBLF
Coordinates: 37°17′44″N, 81°12′27″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Bluefield.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Bluefield, WV

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 57 kg (125 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Bluefield (BLF).

Distance:
214
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
214

Round trip?