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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Lihue, HI (LIH)

Flight distance from Richmond to Lihue (Richmond International Airport – Lihue Airport) is 4895 miles / 7878 kilometers / 4254 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 9 hours 46 minutes.

Map of flight path from Richmond to Lihue.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Lihue Airport (LIH).

How far is Lihue from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4895.382 miles
  • 7878.354 kilometers
  • 4253.971 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
  • 4887.168 miles
  • 7865.134 kilometers
  • 4246.833 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 Lihue Airport
City: Lihue, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LIH
ICAO Code: PHLI
Coordinates: 21°58′33″N, 159°20′20″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Lihue is 5 hours. Lihue is 5 hours behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Lihue, HI

 HST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 570 kg (1 257 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Lihue (LIH).

Distance:
4895
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4895

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