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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Rio De Janeiro (GIG)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Rio De Janeiro (Frankfurt Airport – Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport) is 5930 miles / 9544 kilometers / 5153 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 43 minutes.

Map of flight path from Frankfurt to Rio De Janeiro.

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG).

How far is Rio De Janeiro from Frankfurt?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5930.318 miles
  • 9543.922 kilometers
  • 5153.306 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
  • 5944.336 miles
  • 9566.482 kilometers
  • 5165.487 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 Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″E

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 Frankfurt and Rio De Janeiro is 5 hours. Rio De Janeiro is 5 hours behind Frankfurt.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

 CEST

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 707 kg (1 559 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Rio De Janeiro (GIG).

Distance:
5930
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5930

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