# Distance between El Vigía (VIG) and Riohacha (RCH)

Flight distance from El Vigía to Riohacha (Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo Airport – Almirante Padilla Airport) is 217 miles / 349 kilometers / 189 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 54 minutes.

Driving distance from El Vigía (VIG) to Riohacha (RCH) is 356 miles / 573 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 54 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from El Vigía to Riohacha.

Shortest flight path between Juan Pablo Pérez Alfonzo Airport (VIG) and Almirante Padilla Airport (RCH).

## How far is Riohacha from El Vigía?

There are several ways to calculate distances between El Vigía and Riohacha. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 216.952 miles
• 349.150 kilometers
• 188.526 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
• 217.884 miles
• 350.650 kilometers
• 189.336 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 Pablo Pérez Alfonzo Airport
City: El Vigía
Country: Venezuela
IATA Code: VIG
ICAO Code: SVVG
Coordinates: 8°37′26″N, 71°40′21″W

B Almirante Padilla Airport
City: Riohacha
Country: Colombia
IATA Code: RCH
ICAO Code: SKRH
Coordinates: 11°31′34″N, 72°55′33″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between El Vigía and Riohacha is 1 hour. Riohacha is 1 hour behind El Vigía.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 57 kg (126 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

El Vigía (VIG) → Riohacha (RCH).

Distance:
217
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
217

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