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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Pierre, SD (PIR)

Flight distance from Richmond to Pierre (Richmond International Airport – Pierre Regional Airport) is 1287 miles / 2071 kilometers / 1118 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Pierre (PIR) is 1606 miles / 2584 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 24 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Pierre Regional Airport (PIR).

How far is Pierre from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1286.558 miles
  • 2070.514 kilometers
  • 1117.988 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
  • 1283.947 miles
  • 2066.313 kilometers
  • 1115.720 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 Pierre Regional Airport
City: Pierre, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PIR
ICAO Code: KPIR
Coordinates: 44°22′57″N, 100°17′9″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Pierre is 1 hour. Pierre is 1 hour behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EDT

Pierre, SD

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 166 kg (366 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Pierre (PIR).

Distance:
1287
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1287

Round trip?