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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Harrisburg, PA (MDT)

Flight distance from Richmond to Harrisburg (Richmond International Airport – Harrisburg International Airport) is 188 miles / 302 kilometers / 163 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Harrisburg (MDT) is 235 miles / 378 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 37 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Harrisburg.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Harrisburg International Airport (MDT).

How far is Harrisburg from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 187.850 miles
  • 302.315 kilometers
  • 163.237 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
  • 188.139 miles
  • 302.781 kilometers
  • 163.489 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 Harrisburg International Airport
City: Harrisburg, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDT
ICAO Code: KMDT
Coordinates: 40°11′36″N, 76°45′48″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Harrisburg.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Harrisburg, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 53 kg (116 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Harrisburg (MDT).

Distance:
188
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
188

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