# Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Flight distance from Richmond to Houston (Richmond International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 1157 miles / 1862 kilometers / 1006 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Houston (IAH) is 1318 miles / 2121 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 10 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Houston.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

## 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)
• 1157.136 miles
• 1862.229 kilometers
• 1005.523 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
• 1155.729 miles
• 1859.966 kilometers
• 1004.301 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
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W

B Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Houston is 1 hour. Houston is 1 hour behind Richmond.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (352 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Houston (IAH).

Distance:
1157
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1157

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