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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Sault Ste Marie, MI (CIU)

Flight distance from Richmond to Sault Ste Marie (Richmond International Airport – Chippewa County International Airport) is 707 miles / 1137 kilometers / 614 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Sault Ste Marie (CIU) is 948 miles / 1526 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 45 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Sault Ste Marie.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Chippewa County International Airport (CIU).

How far is Sault Ste Marie from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 706.716 miles
  • 1137.350 kilometers
  • 614.120 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
  • 706.795 miles
  • 1137.476 kilometers
  • 614.188 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 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

B Chippewa County International Airport
City: Sault Ste Marie, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CIU
ICAO Code: KCIU
Coordinates: 46°15′2″N, 84°28′20″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Sault Ste Marie.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Sault Ste Marie, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 125 kg (276 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Sault Ste Marie (CIU).

Distance:
707
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
707

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