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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Fresno, CA (FAT)

Flight distance from Richmond to Fresno (Richmond International Airport – Fresno Yosemite International Airport) is 2321 miles / 3735 kilometers / 2017 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Fresno (FAT) is 2753 miles / 4430 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 35 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT).

How far is Fresno from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2321.077 miles
  • 3735.412 kilometers
  • 2016.961 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
  • 2315.660 miles
  • 3726.694 kilometers
  • 2012.254 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 Fresno Yosemite International Airport
City: Fresno, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FAT
ICAO Code: KFAT
Coordinates: 36°46′34″N, 119°43′4″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Fresno is 3 hours. Fresno is 3 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Fresno, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 254 kg (561 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Fresno (FAT).

Distance:
2321
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2321

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