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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Minneapolis, MN

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Richmond, VA

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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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