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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Washington D.C. (IAD)

Flight distance from Richmond to Washington D.C. (Richmond International Airport – Washington Dulles International Airport) is 100 miles / 160 kilometers / 87 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Washington D.C. (IAD) is 121 miles / 194 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 24 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Washington D.C..

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

How far is Washington D.C. from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 99.548 miles
  • 160.207 kilometers
  • 86.505 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
  • 99.720 miles
  • 160.484 kilometers
  • 86.654 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 Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Washington D.C..

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Washington D.C.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 40 kg (87 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Washington D.C. (IAD).

Distance:
100
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
100

Round trip?