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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Palm Springs, CA (PSP)

Flight distance from Richmond to Palm Springs (Richmond International Airport – Palm Springs International Airport) is 2203 miles / 3546 kilometers / 1915 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Palm Springs (PSP) is 2546 miles / 4098 kilometers and travel time by car is about 43 hours 10 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Palm Springs.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP).

How far is Palm Springs from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2203.257 miles
  • 3545.798 kilometers
  • 1914.578 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
  • 2198.421 miles
  • 3538.016 kilometers
  • 1910.376 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 Palm Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Palm Springs is 3 hours. Palm Springs is 3 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Palm Springs, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 241 kg (531 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Palm Springs (PSP).

Distance:
2203
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2203

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