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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Fort Smith, AR (FSM)

Flight distance from Richmond to Fort Smith (Richmond International Airport – Fort Smith Regional Airport) is 960 miles / 1545 kilometers / 834 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Fort Smith (FSM) is 1118 miles / 1799 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 15 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Fort Smith.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Fort Smith Regional Airport (FSM).

How far is Fort Smith from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 960.319 miles
  • 1545.484 kilometers
  • 834.495 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
  • 958.215 miles
  • 1542.098 kilometers
  • 832.666 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 Fort Smith Regional Airport
City: Fort Smith, AR
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: FSM
ICAO Code: KFSM
Coordinates: 35°20′11″N, 94°22′2″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Fort Smith is 1 hour. Fort Smith is 1 hour behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Fort Smith, AR

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (326 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Fort Smith (FSM).

Distance:
960
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
960

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