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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Kona, HI (KOA)

Flight distance from Richmond to Kona (Richmond International Airport – Kona International Airport) is 4803 miles / 7730 kilometers / 4174 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 9 hours 35 minutes.

Map of flight path from Richmond to Kona.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Kona International Airport (KOA).

How far is Kona from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4803.489 miles
  • 7730.465 kilometers
  • 4174.117 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
  • 4796.118 miles
  • 7718.604 kilometers
  • 4167.713 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 Kona International Airport
City: Kona, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: KOA
ICAO Code: PHKO
Coordinates: 19°44′19″N, 156°2′45″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Kona is 5 hours. Kona is 5 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Kona, HI

 HST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 558 kg (1 231 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Kona (KOA).

Distance:
4803
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4803

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