# How far is Recife from Fortaleza?

The distance between Fortaleza (Fortaleza Airport) and Recife (Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport) is 389 miles / 625 kilometers / 338 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Fortaleza (FOR) to Recife (REC) is 499 miles / 803 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 11 hours 21 minutes.

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1 h 14 min

## Distance from Fortaleza to Recife

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 388.561 miles
• 625.328 kilometers
• 337.650 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
• 389.645 miles
• 627.073 kilometers
• 338.592 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 Recife?

The estimated flight time from Fortaleza Airport to Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport is 1 hour and 14 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Fortaleza Airport (FOR) and Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport (REC)

On average, flying from Fortaleza to Recife generates about 82 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 82 kilograms equals 181 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 Recife

See the map of the shortest flight path between Fortaleza Airport (FOR) and Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport (REC).

## 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 Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport
City: Recife
Country: Brazil
IATA Code: REC
ICAO Code: SBRF
Coordinates: 8°7′35″S, 34°55′24″W