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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Charlotte, NC (CLT)

Flight distance from Richmond to Charlotte (Richmond International Airport – Charlotte Douglas International Airport) is 256 miles / 413 kilometers / 223 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Charlotte (CLT) is 297 miles / 478 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 20 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).

How far is Charlotte from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 256.463 miles
  • 412.737 kilometers
  • 222.860 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
  • 256.300 miles
  • 412.474 kilometers
  • 222.718 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 Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City: Charlotte, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CLT
ICAO Code: KCLT
Coordinates: 35°12′50″N, 80°56′35″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Charlotte.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Charlotte, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 63 kg (138 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Charlotte (CLT).

Distance:
256
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
256

Round trip?