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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Santa Ana, CA (SNA)

Flight distance from Richmond to Santa Ana (Richmond International Airport – Orange County John Wayne Airport) is 2281 miles / 3671 kilometers / 1982 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Santa Ana (SNA) is 2627 miles / 4227 kilometers and travel time by car is about 44 hours 15 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Santa Ana.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA).

How far is Santa Ana from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2280.994 miles
  • 3670.904 kilometers
  • 1982.130 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
  • 2276.000 miles
  • 3662.867 kilometers
  • 1977.790 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 Orange County John Wayne Airport
City: Santa Ana, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SNA
ICAO Code: KSNA
Coordinates: 33°40′32″N, 117°52′4″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Santa Ana is 3 hours. Santa Ana is 3 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Santa Ana, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 250 kg (551 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Santa Ana (SNA).

Distance:
2281
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2281

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