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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 Flag of Venezuela
IATA Code: VIG
ICAO Code: SVVG
Coordinates: 8°37′26″N, 71°40′21″W

B Almirante Padilla Airport
City: Riohacha
Country: Colombia Flag of 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.

Time Difference

El Vigía

 -04

Riohacha

 -05

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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