Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Skagway, AK (SGY)

Flight distance from Richmond to Skagway (Richmond International Airport – Skagway Airport) is 2939 miles / 4729 kilometers / 2554 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Skagway (SGY) is 3757 miles / 6047 kilometers and travel time by car is about 67 hours 35 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Skagway Airport (SGY).

How far is Skagway from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2938.533 miles
• 4729.110 kilometers
• 2553.515 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
• 2932.183 miles
• 4718.891 kilometers
• 2547.997 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 Skagway Airport
City: Skagway, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: SGY
ICAO Code: PAGY
Coordinates: 59°27′36″N, 135°18′57″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Skagway is 4 hours. Skagway is 4 hours behind Richmond.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 327 kg (721 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Skagway (SGY).

Distance:
2939
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2939

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