# Distance between El Calafate (FTE) and Rio Gallegos (RGL)

Distance from El Calafate to Rio Gallegos (Comandante Armando Tola International Airport – Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport) is 151 miles / 243 kilometers / 131 nautical miles.

## How far is Rio Gallegos from El Calafate?

There are several ways to calculate distances between El Calafate and Rio Gallegos. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 150.840 miles
• 242.753 kilometers
• 131.076 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
• 150.516 miles
• 242.232 kilometers
• 130.795 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).

## Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Comandante Armando Tola International Airport (FTE) to Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL) is 47 minutes.

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between El Calafate and Rio Gallegos.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 46 kg (101 pounds).

## Airport information

A Comandante Armando Tola International Airport
City: El Calafate
Country: Argentina
IATA Code: FTE
ICAO Code: SAWC
Coordinates: 50°16′49″S, 72°3′11″W

B Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport
City: Rio Gallegos
Country: Argentina
IATA Code: RGL
ICAO Code: SAWG
Coordinates: 51°36′32″S, 69°18′45″W

## El Calafate to Rio Gallegos flight path

Shortest flight path between Comandante Armando Tola International Airport (FTE) and Piloto Civil Norberto Fernández International Airport (RGL).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

El Calafate (FTE) → Rio Gallegos (RGL).

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Air miles:
151
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
151

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