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).
How far is Chicago from Richmond?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Richmond 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Richmond and Chicago is 1 hour. Chicago is 1 hour behind Richmond.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 116 kg (257 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Richmond (RIC) → Chicago (MDW).