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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Richmond to Detroit (Richmond International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 456 miles / 734 kilometers / 396 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Detroit (DTW) is 616 miles / 992 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 40 minutes.

Richmond – Detroit

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456
Miles
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734
Kilometers
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396
Nautical miles

How far is Detroit from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 456.259 miles
  • 734.278 kilometers
  • 396.478 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
  • 456.039 miles
  • 733.923 kilometers
  • 396.287 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).

How long does it take to fly from Richmond to Detroit?

Estimated flight time from Richmond International Airport to Detroit Metropolitan Airport is 1 hour 21 minutes.

What is the time difference between Richmond and Detroit?

There is no time difference between Richmond and Detroit.

Flight carbon footprint between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW)

On average flying from Richmond to Detroit generates about 92 kg of CO2 per passenger, 92 kilograms is equal to 203 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 Detroit

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

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 Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

Airlines flying from Richmond (RIC) to Detroit (DTW)

Delta Air Lines