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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Lansing, MI (LAN)

Flight distance from Richmond to Lansing (Richmond International Airport – Capital Region International Airport) is 529 miles / 852 kilometers / 460 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 30 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Lansing (LAN) is 690 miles / 1111 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 21 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Capital Region International Airport (LAN).

How far is Lansing from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 529.218 miles
  • 851.694 kilometers
  • 459.878 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
  • 528.874 miles
  • 851.141 kilometers
  • 459.579 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 Capital Region International Airport
City: Lansing, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAN
ICAO Code: KLAN
Coordinates: 42°46′43″N, 84°35′14″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Lansing.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Lansing, MI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 103 kg (227 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Lansing (LAN).

Distance:
529
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
529

Round trip?