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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Salt Lake City, UT (SLC)

Flight distance from Richmond to Salt Lake City (Richmond International Airport – Salt Lake City International Airport) is 1863 miles / 2999 kilometers / 1619 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Salt Lake City (SLC) is 2156 miles / 3470 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 4 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Salt Lake City.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC).

How far is Salt Lake City from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1863.200 miles
  • 2998.530 kilometers
  • 1619.077 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
  • 1858.747 miles
  • 2991.364 kilometers
  • 1615.207 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 Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Salt Lake City is 2 hours. Salt Lake City is 2 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Salt Lake City, UT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 205 kg (452 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Salt Lake City (SLC).

Distance:
1863
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1863

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