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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 35 minutes.

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

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

How far is Lynchburg from Richmond?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Richmond and Lynchburg. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Lynchburg.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Lynchburg, VA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 40 kg (89 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Lynchburg (LYH).

Distance:
104
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
104

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