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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Grand Island, NE (GRI)

Flight distance from Richmond to Grand Island (Richmond International Airport – Central Nebraska Regional Airport) is 1148 miles / 1848 kilometers / 998 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Grand Island (GRI) is 1368 miles / 2201 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 44 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Grand Island.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI).

How far is Grand Island from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1148.122 miles
  • 1847.723 kilometers
  • 997.691 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
  • 1145.504 miles
  • 1843.509 kilometers
  • 995.415 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 Central Nebraska Regional Airport
City: Grand Island, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GRI
ICAO Code: KGRI
Coordinates: 40°58′2″N, 98°18′34″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Grand Island is 1 hour. Grand Island is 1 hour behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Grand Island, NE

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (351 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Grand Island (GRI).

Distance:
1148
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1148

Round trip?