# Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Sault Ste Marie (YAM)

Flight distance from Richmond to Sault Ste Marie (Richmond International Airport – Sault Ste. Marie Airport) is 721 miles / 1161 kilometers / 627 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Sault Ste Marie (YAM) is 971 miles / 1562 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 59 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Richmond to Sault Ste Marie.

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Sault Ste. Marie Airport (YAM).

## How far is Sault Ste Marie from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 721.169 miles
• 1160.609 kilometers
• 626.678 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
• 721.261 miles
• 1160.757 kilometers
• 626.759 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 Sault Ste. Marie Airport
City: Sault Ste Marie
IATA Code: YAM
ICAO Code: CYAM
Coordinates: 46°29′6″N, 84°30′33″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Sault Ste Marie.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 127 kg (280 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Sault Ste Marie (YAM).

Distance:
721
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
721

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