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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Chicago, IL (MDW)

Flight distance from Richmond to Chicago (Richmond International Airport – Chicago Midway International Airport) is 629 miles / 1013 kilometers / 547 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Chicago (MDW) is 805 miles / 1295 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 9 minutes.

Richmond – Chicago

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629
Miles
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1013
Kilometers
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547
Nautical miles

How far is Chicago from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 629.315 miles
  • 1012.784 kilometers
  • 546.860 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
  • 628.308 miles
  • 1011.164 kilometers
  • 545.985 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 International Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport is 1 hour 41 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Richmond and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Richmond.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Richmond to Chicago generates about 116 kg of CO2 per passenger, 116 kilograms is equal to 257 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 Chicago

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

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 Chicago Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W