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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Charleston, WV (CRW)

Flight distance from Richmond to Charleston (Richmond International Airport – Yeager Airport) is 241 miles / 388 kilometers / 209 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 57 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Charleston (CRW) is 326 miles / 524 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 40 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Yeager Airport (CRW).

How far is Charleston from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 240.952 miles
  • 387.775 kilometers
  • 209.382 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
  • 240.441 miles
  • 386.952 kilometers
  • 208.937 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 Yeager Airport
City: Charleston, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CRW
ICAO Code: KCRW
Coordinates: 38°22′23″N, 81°35′35″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Charleston.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Charleston, WV

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 60 kg (133 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Charleston (CRW).

Distance:
241
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
241

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