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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Decatur, IL (DEC)

Flight distance from Richmond to Decatur (Richmond International Airport – Decatur Airport) is 644 miles / 1037 kilometers / 560 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Decatur (DEC) is 798 miles / 1285 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 7 minutes.

Richmond – Decatur

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644
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1037
Kilometers
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560
Nautical miles

How far is Decatur from Richmond?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 644.187 miles
  • 1036.718 kilometers
  • 559.783 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
  • 642.790 miles
  • 1034.470 kilometers
  • 558.569 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 Richmond to Decatur is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Decatur is 1 hour. Decatur is 1 hour behind Richmond.

Richmond time to Decatur time converter

Time in Richmond: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Decatur: 00:00

Current local times

Richmond, VA

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Decatur, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Richmond to Decatur generates about 118 kg of CO2 per passenger, 118 kilograms is equal to 261 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Decatur

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Decatur Airport (DEC).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Decatur Airport
City: Decatur, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DEC
ICAO Code: KDEC
Coordinates: 39°50′4″N, 88°51′56″W