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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Wales, AK (WAA)

Flight distance from Richmond to Wales (Richmond International Airport – Wales Airport (Alaska)) is 3922 miles / 6312 kilometers / 3408 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 55 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Wales (WAA) is 5135 miles / 8264 kilometers and travel time by car is about 177 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Wales Airport (Alaska) (WAA).

How far is Wales from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3921.918 miles
  • 6311.716 kilometers
  • 3408.054 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
  • 3912.382 miles
  • 6296.369 kilometers
  • 3399.767 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 Wales Airport (Alaska)
City: Wales, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: WAA
ICAO Code: PAIW
Coordinates: 65°37′21″N, 168°5′42″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Wales is 4 hours. Wales is 4 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Wales, AK

 AKST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 447 kg (985 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Wales (WAA).

Distance:
3922
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3922

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