Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to San Diego.
Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).
How far is San Diego from Richmond?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Richmond and San Diego. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2265.124 miles
- 3645.364 kilometers
- 1968.339 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
- 2260.304 miles
- 3637.606 kilometers
- 1964.150 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Richmond and San Diego is 3 hours. San Diego is 3 hours behind Richmond.
San Diego, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 248 kg (547 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Richmond (RIC) → San Diego (SAN).