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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Sarnia (YZR)

Flight distance from Richmond to Sarnia (Richmond International Airport – Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport) is 462 miles / 743 kilometers / 401 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Sarnia (YZR) is 697 miles / 1122 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 28 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport (YZR).

How far is Sarnia from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 461.611 miles
  • 742.890 kilometers
  • 401.129 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
  • 461.669 miles
  • 742.985 kilometers
  • 401.180 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 Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport
City: Sarnia
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YZR
ICAO Code: CYZR
Coordinates: 42°59′57″N, 82°18′32″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Sarnia.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Sarnia

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 93 kg (205 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Sarnia (YZR).

Distance:
462
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
462

Round trip?