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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Memphis, TN (MEM)

Flight distance from Richmond to Memphis (Richmond International Airport – Memphis International Airport) is 726 miles / 1169 kilometers / 631 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Memphis (MEM) is 834 miles / 1342 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 26 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Memphis International Airport (MEM).

How far is Memphis from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 726.138 miles
  • 1168.606 kilometers
  • 630.997 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
  • 724.650 miles
  • 1166.211 kilometers
  • 629.704 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 Memphis International Airport
City: Memphis, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MEM
ICAO Code: KMEM
Coordinates: 35°2′32″N, 89°58′36″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Memphis is 1 hour. Memphis is 1 hour behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Memphis, TN

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 127 kg (281 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Memphis (MEM).

Distance:
726
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
726

Round trip?