Distance from Washington DC to Richmond

Distance is 157 kilometers or 97 miles or 85 nautical miles

The distance is the theoretical air distance (great circle distance). Flying between the two locations' airports can be a different distance, depending on airport location and actual route chosen.

Map - Shortest path between Washington DC and Richmond

Map - Shortest path between Washington DC and Richmond
  • Location for Washington DC
  • Location for Richmond
The map is using a projection that makes land and oceans much wider near the south and north poles. The heading/course/bearing during a flight varies in most cases. Map based on image from NASA.

Heading from Washington DC

Latitude: 38° 54' North
Longitude: 77° 02' West
Initial heading:194.0°South-southwestSouth-southwest
Final heading:193.7°South-southwestSouth-southwest
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Heading from Richmond

Latitude: 37° 32' North
Longitude: 77° 28' West
Initial heading:13.7°North-northeastNorth-northeast
Final heading:14.0°North-northeastNorth-northeast
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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
Washington DC(U.S.A. - District of Columbia)Monday, April 21, 2014 at 9:44:28 AM
Richmond(U.S.A. - Virginia)Monday, April 21, 2014 at 9:44:28 AM

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