Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Columbia.
Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Columbia Regional Airport (COU).
How far is Columbia from Richmond?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Richmond and Columbia. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 815.513 miles
- 1312.441 kilometers
- 708.661 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
- 813.602 miles
- 1309.365 kilometers
- 707.001 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Richmond and Columbia is 1 hour. Columbia is 1 hour behind Richmond.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 136 kg (300 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Richmond (RIC) → Columbia (COU).