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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Tucson, AZ (TUS)

Flight distance from Richmond to Tucson (Richmond International Airport – Tucson International Airport) is 1937 miles / 3117 kilometers / 1683 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Tucson (TUS) is 2229 miles / 3588 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 19 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Tucson.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Tucson International Airport (TUS).

How far is Tucson from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1936.596 miles
  • 3116.648 kilometers
  • 1682.856 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
  • 1932.646 miles
  • 3110.292 kilometers
  • 1679.423 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 Tucson International Airport
City: Tucson, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TUS
ICAO Code: KTUS
Coordinates: 32°6′57″N, 110°56′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Tucson is 2 hours. Tucson is 2 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Tucson, AZ

 MST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 212 kg (467 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Tucson (TUS).

Distance:
1937
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1937

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