# Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Piedras Negras (PDS)

Flight distance from Richmond to Piedras Negras (Richmond International Airport – Piedras Negras International Airport) is 1474 miles / 2372 kilometers / 1281 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Piedras Negras (PDS) is 1667 miles / 2683 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 58 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Piedras Negras International Airport (PDS).

## How far is Piedras Negras from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1474.176 miles
• 2372.457 kilometers
• 1281.024 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
• 1472.262 miles
• 2369.376 kilometers
• 1279.361 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 Piedras Negras International Airport
City: Piedras Negras
Country: Mexico
IATA Code: PDS
ICAO Code: MMPG
Coordinates: 28°37′38″N, 100°32′6″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Piedras Negras is 1 hour. Piedras Negras is 1 hour behind Richmond.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (392 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Piedras Negras (PDS).

Distance:
1474
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1474

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