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

Flight distance from Detroit to Rio De Janeiro (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Santos Dumont Airport) is 5164 miles / 8310 kilometers / 4487 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 16 minutes.

Map of flight path from Detroit to Rio De Janeiro.

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Santos Dumont Airport (SDU).

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)
  • 5163.709 miles
  • 8310.184 kilometers
  • 4487.141 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
  • 5178.797 miles
  • 8334.466 kilometers
  • 4500.252 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 Santos Dumont Airport
City: Rio De Janeiro
Country: Brazil Flag of Brazil
IATA Code: SDU
ICAO Code: SBRJ
Coordinates: 22°54′37″S, 43°9′47″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 605 kg (1 334 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Rio De Janeiro (SDU).

Distance:
5164
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5164

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