# 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
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
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.

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## 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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