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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 39 minutes.

Richmond – Roanoke

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147
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236
Kilometers
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127
Nautical miles

How far is Roanoke from Richmond?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Richmond to Roanoke is 46 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Roanoke.

Richmond time to Roanoke time converter

Time in Richmond: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Roanoke: 00:00

Current local times

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Richmond to Roanoke generates about 47 kg of CO2 per passenger, 47 kilograms is equal to 103 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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