# 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
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
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.

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## 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

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