Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Houston.
Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).
How far is Houston from Richmond?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Richmond and Houston. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1166.284 miles
- 1876.952 kilometers
- 1013.473 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
- 1164.964 miles
- 1874.827 kilometers
- 1012.326 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Richmond and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour behind Richmond.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (353 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Richmond (RIC) → Houston (HOU).