# 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
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
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.

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## 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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