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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Minneapolis, MN (MSP)

Flight distance from Richmond to Minneapolis (Richmond International Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 970 miles / 1561 kilometers / 843 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Minneapolis (MSP) is 1214 miles / 1953 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP).

How far is Minneapolis from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 970.143 miles
  • 1561.294 kilometers
  • 843.032 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
  • 968.671 miles
  • 1558.925 kilometers
  • 841.752 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 Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
City: Minneapolis, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSP
ICAO Code: KMSP
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N, 93°13′18″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Richmond and Minneapolis is 1 hour. Minneapolis is 1 hour behind Richmond.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Minneapolis, MN

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (328 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Minneapolis (MSP).

Distance:
970
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
970

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