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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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 2 hours. Rio De Janeiro is 2 hours ahead of Detroit.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

 EST

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

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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