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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Lynchburg, VA (LYH)

Flight distance from Richmond to Lynchburg (Richmond International Airport – Lynchburg Regional Airport) is 104 miles / 168 kilometers / 91 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Lynchburg (LYH) is 123 miles / 198 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 45 minutes.

Richmond – Lynchburg

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104
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168
Kilometers
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91
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How far is Lynchburg from Richmond?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 104.179 miles
  • 167.660 kilometers
  • 90.529 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
  • 103.940 miles
  • 167.275 kilometers
  • 90.321 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Richmond to Lynchburg is 41 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Lynchburg.

Richmond time to Lynchburg time converter

Time in Richmond: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Lynchburg: 00:00

Current local times

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Richmond to Lynchburg generates about 40 kg of CO2 per passenger, 40 kilograms is equal to 89 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Lynchburg

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Lynchburg Regional Airport
City: Lynchburg, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LYH
ICAO Code: KLYH
Coordinates: 37°19′36″N, 79°12′1″W