Map of flight path and driving directions from Lafayette to Richmond.
Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Richmond International Airport (RIC).
How far is Richmond from Lafayette?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Lafayette and Richmond. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 980.333 miles
- 1577.693 kilometers
- 851.886 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
- 979.418 miles
- 1576.221 kilometers
- 851.091 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Lafayette and Richmond is 1 hour. Richmond is 1 hour ahead of Lafayette.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (330 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Lafayette (LFT) → Richmond (RIC).