# Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Ketchikan, AK (KTN)

Flight distance from Richmond to Ketchikan (Richmond International Airport – Ketchikan International Airport) is 2786 miles / 4483 kilometers / 2421 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Ketchikan (KTN) is 3493 miles / 5621 kilometers and travel time by car is about 66 hours 54 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Ketchikan International Airport (KTN).

## How far is Ketchikan from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2785.760 miles
• 4483.247 kilometers
• 2420.760 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
• 2779.576 miles
• 4473.293 kilometers
• 2415.385 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 Ketchikan International Airport
City: Ketchikan, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: KTN
ICAO Code: PAKT
Coordinates: 55°21′19″N, 131°42′38″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Ketchikan is 4 hours. Ketchikan is 4 hours behind Richmond.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 309 kg (681 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Ketchikan (KTN).

Distance:
2786
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2786

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