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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Ketchikan, AK

 AKST

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:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2786

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