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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Knoxville, TN (TYS)

Flight distance from Richmond to Knoxville (Richmond International Airport – Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport) is 389 miles / 625 kilometers / 338 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Knoxville (TYS) is 460 miles / 740 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 10 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS).

How far is Knoxville from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 388.659 miles
  • 625.486 kilometers
  • 337.735 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
  • 387.913 miles
  • 624.286 kilometers
  • 337.088 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 Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
City: Knoxville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TYS
ICAO Code: KTYS
Coordinates: 35°48′39″N, 83°59′38″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Knoxville.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Knoxville, TN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 82 kg (181 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Knoxville (TYS).

Distance:
389
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
389

Round trip?