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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Flight distance from Richmond to Washington D.C. (Richmond International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 94 miles / 152 kilometers / 82 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 112 miles / 181 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 16 minutes.

Richmond – Washington D.C.

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94
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82
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How far is Washington D.C. from Richmond?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 94.159 miles
  • 151.534 kilometers
  • 81.822 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
  • 94.314 miles
  • 151.783 kilometers
  • 81.957 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 Washington D.C. is 40 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Washington D.C..

Richmond time to Washington D.C. time converter

Time in Richmond: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Washington D.C.: 00:00

Current local times

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Richmond to Washington D.C. generates about 39 kg of CO2 per passenger, 39 kilograms is equal to 86 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 Washington D.C.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

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 Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W