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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Pittsburgh, PA (PIT)

Flight distance from Richmond to Pittsburgh (Richmond International Airport – Pittsburgh International Airport) is 259 miles / 417 kilometers / 225 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 59 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Pittsburgh (PIT) is 365 miles / 588 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT).

How far is Pittsburgh from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 258.859 miles
  • 416.593 kilometers
  • 224.942 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
  • 258.893 miles
  • 416.647 kilometers
  • 224.972 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 Pittsburgh International Airport
City: Pittsburgh, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PIT
ICAO Code: KPIT
Coordinates: 40°29′29″N, 80°13′58″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Pittsburgh.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Pittsburgh, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 63 kg (139 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Pittsburgh (PIT).

Distance:
259
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
259

Round trip?