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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Springfield, IL (SPI)

Flight distance from Richmond to Springfield (Richmond International Airport – Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport) is 687 miles / 1105 kilometers / 597 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 48 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Springfield (SPI) is 835 miles / 1344 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 50 minutes.

Richmond – Springfield

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687
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1105
Kilometers
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597
Nautical miles

How far is Springfield from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 686.817 miles
  • 1105.324 kilometers
  • 596.827 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
  • 685.307 miles
  • 1102.895 kilometers
  • 595.516 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 to Springfield is 1 hour 48 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Richmond time to Springfield time converter

Time in Richmond: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Springfield: 00:00

Current local times

Richmond, VA

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Springfield, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Richmond to Springfield generates about 123 kg of CO2 per passenger, 123 kilograms is equal to 271 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 Springfield

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI).

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 Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
City: Springfield, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SPI
ICAO Code: KSPI
Coordinates: 39°50′38″N, 89°40′40″W