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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Sitka, AK (SIT)

Flight distance from Richmond to Sitka (Richmond International Airport – Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport) is 2931 miles / 4717 kilometers / 2547 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Sitka (SIT) is 3932 miles / 6328 kilometers and travel time by car is about 83 hours 36 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (SIT).

How far is Sitka from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2931.254 miles
  • 4717.396 kilometers
  • 2547.190 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
  • 2924.713 miles
  • 4706.870 kilometers
  • 2541.506 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 Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport
City: Sitka, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SIT
ICAO Code: PASI
Coordinates: 57°2′49″N, 135°21′43″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Sitka, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 326 kg (719 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Sitka (SIT).

Distance:
2931
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2931

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