# Distance between Minneapolis, MN (MSP) and Richmond, VA (RIC)

Flight distance from Minneapolis to Richmond (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport – Richmond International Airport) is 970 miles / 1561 kilometers / 843 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Minneapolis (MSP) to Richmond (RIC) is 1212 miles / 1950 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 12 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Minneapolis to Richmond.

Shortest flight path between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Richmond International Airport (RIC).

## How far is Richmond from Minneapolis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Minneapolis and Richmond. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 970.143 miles
• 1561.294 kilometers
• 843.032 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
• 968.671 miles
• 1558.925 kilometers
• 841.752 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 Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
City: Minneapolis, MN
Country: United States
IATA Code: MSP
ICAO Code: KMSP
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N, 93°13′18″W

B Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Minneapolis and Richmond is 1 hour. Richmond is 1 hour ahead of Minneapolis.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (328 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Minneapolis (MSP) → Richmond (RIC).

Distance:
970
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
970

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