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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Rapid City, SD (RAP)

Flight distance from Richmond to Rapid City (Richmond International Airport – Rapid City Regional Airport) is 1417 miles / 2280 kilometers / 1231 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Rapid City (RAP) is 1724 miles / 2775 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 8 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Rapid City.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP).

How far is Rapid City from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1416.613 miles
  • 2279.818 kilometers
  • 1231.003 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
  • 1413.567 miles
  • 2274.915 kilometers
  • 1228.356 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 Rapid City Regional Airport
City: Rapid City, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RAP
ICAO Code: KRAP
Coordinates: 44°2′43″N, 103°3′25″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Rapid City is 2 hours. Rapid City is 2 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Rapid City, SD

 MST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 174 kg (384 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Rapid City (RAP).

Distance:
1417
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1417

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