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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Jackson, MS (JAN)

Flight distance from Richmond to Jackson (Richmond International Airport – Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport) is 807 miles / 1299 kilometers / 701 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Jackson (JAN) is 907 miles / 1460 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 8 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Jackson.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN).

How far is Jackson from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 807.054 miles
  • 1298.827 kilometers
  • 701.311 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
  • 805.988 miles
  • 1297.111 kilometers
  • 700.384 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 Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
City: Jackson, MS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JAN
ICAO Code: KJAN
Coordinates: 32°18′40″N, 90°4′33″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Jackson, MS

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 135 kg (299 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Jackson (JAN).

Distance:
807
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
807

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