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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Columbia, MO (COU)

Flight distance from Richmond to Columbia (Richmond International Airport – Columbia Regional Airport) is 816 miles / 1312 kilometers / 709 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Columbia (COU) is 961 miles / 1547 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 47 minutes.

Richmond – Columbia

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816
Miles
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1312
Kilometers
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709
Nautical miles

How far is Columbia from Richmond?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Richmond to Columbia is 2 hours 2 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Richmond time to Columbia time converter

Time in Richmond: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Columbia: 00:00

Current local times

Richmond, VA

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Columbia, MO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Richmond to Columbia generates about 136 kg of CO2 per passenger, 136 kilograms is equal to 300 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Columbia

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Columbia Regional Airport (COU).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Columbia Regional Airport
City: Columbia, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: COU
ICAO Code: KCOU
Coordinates: 38°49′5″N, 92°13′10″W