# How far is Rio De Janeiro from Fortaleza?

The distance between Fortaleza (Fortaleza Airport) and Rio De Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport) is 1346 miles / 2166 kilometers / 1170 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Fortaleza (FOR) to Rio De Janeiro (GIG) is 1616 miles / 2600 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 32 hours 59 minutes.

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## Distance from Fortaleza to Rio De Janeiro

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Fortaleza to Rio De Janeiro. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1346.166 miles
• 2166.444 kilometers
• 1169.786 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 1352.427 miles
• 2176.520 kilometers
• 1175.227 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Fortaleza to Rio De Janeiro?

The estimated flight time from Fortaleza Airport to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport is 3 hours and 2 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Fortaleza Airport (FOR) and Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG)

On average, flying from Fortaleza to Rio De Janeiro generates about 170 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 170 kilograms equals 374 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fortaleza to Rio De Janeiro

See the map of the shortest flight path between Fortaleza Airport (FOR) and Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG).

## Airport information

Origin Fortaleza Airport
City: Fortaleza
Country: Brazil
IATA Code: FOR
ICAO Code: SBFZ
Coordinates: 3°46′34″S, 38°31′57″W
Destination 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