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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Long Beach, CA (LGB)

Flight distance from Richmond to Long Beach (Richmond International Airport – Long Beach Airport) is 2293 miles / 3691 kilometers / 1993 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Long Beach (LGB) is 2636 miles / 4242 kilometers and travel time by car is about 44 hours 26 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Long Beach.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).

How far is Long Beach from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2293.426 miles
  • 3690.912 kilometers
  • 1992.933 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
  • 2288.384 miles
  • 3682.797 kilometers
  • 1988.552 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 Long Beach Airport
City: Long Beach, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGB
ICAO Code: KLGB
Coordinates: 33°49′3″N, 118°9′7″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Long Beach is 3 hours. Long Beach is 3 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Long Beach, CA

 PST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 251 kg (554 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Long Beach (LGB).

Distance:
2293
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2293

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