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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Helena, MT (HLN)

Flight distance from Richmond to Helena (Richmond International Airport – Helena Regional Airport) is 1873 miles / 3014 kilometers / 1627 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Helena (HLN) is 2270 miles / 3654 kilometers and travel time by car is about 38 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Helena Regional Airport (HLN).

How far is Helena from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1872.505 miles
  • 3013.504 kilometers
  • 1627.162 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
  • 1868.393 miles
  • 3006.887 kilometers
  • 1623.589 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 Helena Regional Airport
City: Helena, MT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HLN
ICAO Code: KHLN
Coordinates: 46°36′24″N, 111°58′58″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Helena is 2 hours. Helena is 2 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Helena, MT

 MST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 206 kg (454 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Helena (HLN).

Distance:
1873
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1873

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