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

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

Driving distance from Knoxville (TYS) to Richmond (RIC) is 459 miles / 738 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 9 minutes.

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

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

How far is Richmond from Knoxville?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Knoxville and Richmond. 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 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

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

There is no time difference between Knoxville and Richmond.

Time Difference

Knoxville, TN

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Richmond, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Knoxville (TYS) → Richmond (RIC).

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

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
389

Round trip?