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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Santa Rosa, CA (STS)

Flight distance from Richmond to Santa Rosa (Richmond International Airport – Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport) is 2458 miles / 3956 kilometers / 2136 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Santa Rosa (STS) is 2899 miles / 4666 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 10 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport (STS).

How far is Santa Rosa from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2457.864 miles
  • 3955.549 kilometers
  • 2135.825 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
  • 2452.012 miles
  • 3946.130 kilometers
  • 2130.740 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 Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County Airport
City: Santa Rosa, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: STS
ICAO Code: KSTS
Coordinates: 38°30′32″N, 122°48′46″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Santa Rosa, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 270 kg (596 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Santa Rosa (STS).

Distance:
2458
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2458

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