Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Los Angeles.
Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
How far is Los Angeles from Richmond?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Richmond and Los Angeles. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2304.714 miles
- 3709.077 kilometers
- 2002.741 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
- 2299.629 miles
- 3700.894 kilometers
- 1998.323 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Richmond and Los Angeles is 3 hours. Los Angeles is 3 hours behind Richmond.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 252 kg (557 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Richmond (RIC) → Los Angeles (LAX).