# 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
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
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.

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## 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:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2931

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