# 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
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
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.

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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
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1942

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