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Distance between San Jose (SJO) and Richmond, VA (RIC)

Flight distance from San Jose to Richmond (Juan Santamaría International Airport – Richmond International Airport) is 1942 miles / 3125 kilometers / 1687 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from San Jose (SJO) to Richmond (RIC) is 3688 miles / 5935 kilometers and travel time by car is about 71 hours 5 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Jose to Richmond.

Shortest flight path between Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) and Richmond International Airport (RIC).

How far is Richmond from San Jose?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1941.696 miles
  • 3124.856 kilometers
  • 1687.287 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
  • 1948.640 miles
  • 3136.033 kilometers
  • 1693.322 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 Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Jose and Richmond is 2 hours. Richmond is 2 hours ahead of San Jose.

Time Difference

San Jose

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Richmond, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 212 kg (468 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJO) → Richmond (RIC).

Distance:
1942
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1942

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