Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and El Paso, TX (ELP)

Flight distance from Richmond to El Paso (Richmond International Airport – El Paso International Airport) is 1694 miles / 2726 kilometers / 1472 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to El Paso (ELP) is 1913 miles / 3078 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 4 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to El Paso.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and El Paso International Airport (ELP).

How far is El Paso from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1693.826 miles
• 2725.948 kilometers
• 1471.894 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
• 1690.517 miles
• 2720.624 kilometers
• 1469.019 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
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W

B El Paso International Airport
City: El Paso, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: ELP
ICAO Code: KELP
Coordinates: 31°48′25″N, 106°22′40″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and El Paso is 2 hours. El Paso is 2 hours behind Richmond.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 192 kg (424 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → El Paso (ELP).

Distance:
1694
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1694

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