# Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Oakland, CA (OAK)

Flight distance from Richmond to Oakland (Richmond International Airport – Oakland International Airport) is 2439 miles / 3925 kilometers / 2119 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Oakland (OAK) is 2888 miles / 4648 kilometers and travel time by car is about 47 hours 53 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Oakland.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).

## How far is Oakland from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2439.069 miles
• 3925.301 kilometers
• 2119.493 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
• 2433.308 miles
• 3916.029 kilometers
• 2114.486 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 Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: OAK
ICAO Code: KOAK
Coordinates: 37°43′16″N, 122°13′15″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Oakland is 3 hours. Oakland is 3 hours behind Richmond.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 268 kg (591 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Oakland (OAK).

Distance:
2439
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2439

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