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Distance between Tucson, AZ (TUS) and Raleigh, NC (RDU)

Flight distance from Tucson to Raleigh (Tucson International Airport – Raleigh–Durham International Airport) is 1856 miles / 2986 kilometers / 1612 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Tucson (TUS) to Raleigh (RDU) is 2125 miles / 3420 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 49 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Tucson International Airport (TUS) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).

How far is Raleigh from Tucson?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1855.528 miles
  • 2986.182 kilometers
  • 1612.409 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
  • 1851.682 miles
  • 2979.994 kilometers
  • 1609.068 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 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

B Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Tucson and Raleigh is 2 hours. Raleigh is 2 hours ahead of Tucson.

Time Difference

Tucson, AZ

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Raleigh, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 205 kg (451 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Tucson (TUS) → Raleigh (RDU).

Distance:
1856
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1856

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