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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Phoenix, AZ (PHX)

Flight distance from Richmond to Phoenix (Richmond International Airport – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport) is 1965 miles / 3163 kilometers / 1708 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Phoenix (PHX) is 2254 miles / 3628 kilometers and travel time by car is about 38 hours 45 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

How far is Phoenix from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1965.362 miles
  • 3162.944 kilometers
  • 1707.853 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
  • 1961.133 miles
  • 3156.138 kilometers
  • 1704.178 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Phoenix is 2 hours. Phoenix is 2 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Phoenix, AZ

 MST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 214 kg (473 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Phoenix (PHX).

Distance:
1965
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1965

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