Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Sacramento.
Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).
How far is Sacramento from Richmond?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Richmond and Sacramento. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2390.509 miles
- 3847.152 kilometers
- 2077.296 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
- 2384.808 miles
- 3837.977 kilometers
- 2072.342 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Richmond and Sacramento is 3 hours. Sacramento is 3 hours behind Richmond.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 262 kg (579 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Richmond (RIC) → Sacramento (SMF).