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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Fort Myers, FL (RSW)

Flight distance from Richmond to Fort Myers (Richmond International Airport – Southwest Florida International Airport) is 799 miles / 1286 kilometers / 694 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Fort Myers (RSW) is 928 miles / 1494 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 11 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Fort Myers.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW).

How far is Fort Myers from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 799.102 miles
  • 1286.029 kilometers
  • 694.400 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
  • 800.904 miles
  • 1288.931 kilometers
  • 695.967 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 Southwest Florida International Airport
City: Fort Myers, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RSW
ICAO Code: KRSW
Coordinates: 26°32′10″N, 81°45′18″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Fort Myers.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Fort Myers, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 135 kg (297 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Fort Myers (RSW).

Distance:
799
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
799

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