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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 14 hours 53 minutes.

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).

How far is Springfield from Richmond?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Richmond and Springfield. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

 EST

Springfield, IL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 123 kg (271 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Springfield (SPI).

Distance:
687
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
687

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