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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Seattle, WA (SEA)

Flight distance from Richmond to Seattle (Richmond International Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 2363 miles / 3802 kilometers / 2053 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 58 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Seattle (SEA) is 2917 miles / 4694 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 24 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

How far is Seattle from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2362.562 miles
  • 3802.175 kilometers
  • 2053.010 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
  • 2357.065 miles
  • 3793.329 kilometers
  • 2048.234 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 Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Seattle is 3 hours. Seattle is 3 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Seattle, WA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 259 kg (571 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Seattle (SEA).

Distance:
2363
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2363

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