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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Roanoke, VA (ROA)

Flight distance from Richmond to Roanoke (Richmond International Airport – Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport) is 147 miles / 236 kilometers / 127 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Roanoke (ROA) is 192 miles / 309 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 26 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA).

How far is Roanoke from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 146.602 miles
  • 235.933 kilometers
  • 127.394 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
  • 146.261 miles
  • 235.385 kilometers
  • 127.098 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 Roanoke–Blacksburg Regional Airport
City: Roanoke, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ROA
ICAO Code: KROA
Coordinates: 37°19′31″N, 79°58′31″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Roanoke.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Roanoke, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 47 kg (103 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Roanoke (ROA).

Distance:
147
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
147

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