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RIC Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: RIC / KRIC
Airport Name: Richmond International Airport
Location: Richmond, Virginia, United States
GPS Coordinates: 37°30'18"N by 77°19'9"W
Area Served: Richmond, Virginia
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 167 feet (51 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Richmond International Airport (RIC):

  • The airport was dedicated as Richard Evelyn Byrd Flying Field in 1927 in honor of aviator Richard E.
  • The closest airport to Richmond International Airport (RIC) is A.P. Hill Army Airfield (APH), which is located 39 miles (63 kilometers) N of RIC.
  • Seven commercial air carriers currently serve RIC, with non-stop flights to 20 destinations, and connecting flights to other countries.
  • Because of Richmond International Airport's relatively low elevation of 167 feet, planes can take off or land at Richmond International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • In November 2012, RIC served 262,146 passengers.
  • The furthest airport from Richmond International Airport (RIC) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,698 miles (18,827 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Richmond International Airport handled 3,311,747 passengers last year.
  • Richmond International Airport is a joint civil-military public airport, in Sandston, Virginia, an unincorporated community.
  • Richmond International Airport (RIC) has 3 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Richmond International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Richmond International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
138.96 miles (62.70 km) NA.P. Hill Army Airfield (APH)Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, United StatesView A.P. Hill Army Airfield on a map Set APH as destination Airport Get more information about A.P. Hill Army Airfield
245.81 miles (73.72 km) SWBlackstone Army Airfield Allen C. Perkinson Airport (BKT)Blackstone, Virginia, United StatesView Blackstone Army Airfield Allen C. Perkinson Airport on a map Set BKT as destination Airport Get more information about Blackstone Army Airfield Allen C. Perkinson Airport
349.79 miles (80.13 km) NWLouisa County Airport (LOW)Louisa, Virginia, United StatesView Louisa County Airport on a map Set LOW as destination Airport Get more information about Louisa County Airport
452.21 miles (84.03 km) ESENewport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF)Newport News, Virginia, United StatesView Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport on a map Set PHF as destination Airport Get more information about Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport
560.24 miles (96.95 km) ESELangley Field (LFI)Hampton, Virginia, United StatesView Langley Field on a map Set LFI as destination Airport Get more information about Langley Field
660.27 miles (97.00 km) SSEFranklin Municipal Airport (FKN)Franklin, Virginia, United StatesView Franklin Municipal Airport on a map Set FKN as destination Airport Get more information about Franklin Municipal Airport
764.79 miles (104.27 km) NWOrange County Airport (OMH)Orange, Virginia, United StatesView Orange County Airport on a map Set OMH as destination Airport Get more information about Orange County Airport
867.54 miles (108.69 km) SENaval Station Norfolk (NGU)Norfolk, Virginia, United StatesView Naval Station Norfolk on a map Set NGU as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Station Norfolk
969.95 miles (112.58 km) NESt. Mary's County Regional Airport (LTW)Leonardtown, Maryland, United StatesView St. Mary's County Regional Airport on a map Set LTW as destination Airport Get more information about St. Mary's County Regional Airport
1073.23 miles (117.85 km) NENaval Air Station Patuxent River (NHK)Patuxent River, Maryland, United StatesView Naval Air Station Patuxent River on a map Set NHK as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Patuxent River
1174.61 miles (120.06 km) SENorfolk International Airport (ORF)Norfolk, Virginia (near Virginia Beach and Williamsburg), United StatesView Norfolk International Airport on a map Set ORF as destination Airport Get more information about Norfolk International Airport
1275.78 miles (121.95 km) NWCharlottesville–Albemarle Airport (CHO)Charlottesville, Virginia, United StatesView Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport on a map Set CHO as destination Airport Get more information about Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport
1376.71 miles (123.45 km) SSWHalifax County Airport (RZZ)Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, United StatesView Halifax County Airport on a map Set RZZ as destination Airport Get more information about Halifax County Airport
1483.94 miles (135.09 km) NDavison Army Airfield (DAA)Fort Belvoir, Virginia, United StatesView Davison Army Airfield on a map Set DAA as destination Airport Get more information about Davison Army Airfield
1584.72 miles (136.34 km) NManassas Regional Airport (HEF)Manassas, Virginia, United StatesView Manassas Regional Airport on a map Set HEF as destination Airport Get more information about Manassas Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Richmond International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Richmond International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,698.32 miles (18,826.58 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,675.83 miles (18,790.37 km) WSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,652.48 miles (18,752.80 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
411,651.61 miles (18,751.40 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
511,614.94 miles (18,692.39 km) WSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
611,600.94 miles (18,669.85 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
711,591.10 miles (18,654.02 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
811,576.22 miles (18,630.07 km) WAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
911,571.36 miles (18,622.26 km) WSWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1011,556.58 miles (18,598.46 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1111,518.40 miles (18,537.03 km) SWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1211,482.27 miles (18,478.88 km) SWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1311,478.25 miles (18,472.40 km) WSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1411,467.49 miles (18,455.09 km) SWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1511,411.81 miles (18,365.49 km) SWShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport