# Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Rio De Janeiro (GIG)

Flight distance from Detroit to Rio De Janeiro (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport) is 5155 miles / 8296 kilometers / 4480 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 15 minutes.

## Map of flight path from Detroit to Rio De Janeiro.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG).

## How far is Rio De Janeiro from Detroit?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Detroit and Rio De Janeiro. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 5154.937 miles
• 8296.066 kilometers
• 4479.517 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
• 5170.008 miles
• 8320.322 kilometers
• 4492.614 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 Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

B Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport
City: Rio De Janeiro
Country: Brazil
IATA Code: GIG
ICAO Code: SBGL
Coordinates: 22°48′35″S, 43°15′2″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Detroit and Rio De Janeiro is 1 hour. Rio De Janeiro is 1 hour ahead of Detroit.

EDT

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 604 kg (1 332 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Rio De Janeiro (GIG).

Distance:
5155
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5155

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