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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 8 minutes.

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).

How far is Washington D.C. from Richmond?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Richmond and Washington D.C.. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Washington D.C.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 39 kg (86 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

Distance:
94
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
94

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