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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Richmond, VA (RIC)

Distance from New Orleans to Richmond (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Richmond International Airport) is 906 miles / 1458 kilometers / 787 nautical miles.

How far is Richmond from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 905.717 miles
  • 1457.610 kilometers
  • 787.047 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
  • 905.147 miles
  • 1456.693 kilometers
  • 786.551 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to Richmond International Airport (RIC) is 2 hours 12 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 144 kg (317 pounds).

Airport information


A Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City: New Orleans, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSY
ICAO Code: KMSY
Coordinates: 29°59′36″N, 90°15′28″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

New Orleans to Richmond flight path

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Richmond International Airport (RIC).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Richmond (RIC).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
906

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