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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Kotzebue, AK (OTZ)

Flight distance from Richmond to Kotzebue (Richmond International Airport – Ralph Wien Memorial Airport) is 3751 miles / 6036 kilometers / 3259 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Kotzebue (OTZ) is 5032 miles / 8099 kilometers and travel time by car is about 162 hours 28 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Ralph Wien Memorial Airport (OTZ).

How far is Kotzebue from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3750.651 miles
  • 6036.088 kilometers
  • 3259.227 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
  • 3741.801 miles
  • 6021.845 kilometers
  • 3251.536 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 Ralph Wien Memorial Airport
City: Kotzebue, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OTZ
ICAO Code: PAOT
Coordinates: 66°53′4″N, 162°35′56″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Kotzebue is 4 hours. Kotzebue is 4 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Kotzebue, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 425 kg (938 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Kotzebue (OTZ).

Distance:
3751
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3751

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