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Distance between Rio De Janeiro (GIG) and Bluefield, WV (BLF)

Flight distance from Rio De Janeiro to Bluefield (Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport – Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)) is 4817 miles / 7752 kilometers / 4186 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 9 hours 37 minutes.

Map of flight path from Rio De Janeiro to Bluefield.

Shortest flight path between Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) and Mercer County Airport (West Virginia) (BLF).

How far is Bluefield from Rio De Janeiro?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4816.671 miles
  • 7751.680 kilometers
  • 4185.573 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
  • 4831.210 miles
  • 7775.079 kilometers
  • 4198.207 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 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

B Mercer County Airport (West Virginia)
City: Bluefield, WV
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BLF
ICAO Code: KBLF
Coordinates: 37°17′44″N, 81°12′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rio De Janeiro and Bluefield is 2 hours. Bluefield is 2 hours behind Rio De Janeiro.

Time Difference

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

Bluefield, WV

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 560 kg (1 235 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rio De Janeiro (GIG) → Bluefield (BLF).

Distance:
4817
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4817

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