# Distance between Rio De Janeiro (GIG) and Columbia, SC (CAE)

Flight distance from Rio De Janeiro to Columbia (Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport – Columbia Metropolitan Airport) is 4630 miles / 7452 kilometers / 4024 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 9 hours 16 minutes.

## Map of flight path from Rio De Janeiro to Columbia.

Shortest flight path between Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) and Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).

## How far is Columbia from Rio De Janeiro?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 4630.378 miles
• 7451.871 kilometers
• 4023.688 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
• 4644.147 miles
• 7474.030 kilometers
• 4035.653 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
IATA Code: GIG
ICAO Code: SBGL
Coordinates: 22°48′35″S, 43°15′2″W

B Columbia Metropolitan Airport
City: Columbia, SC
Country: United States
IATA Code: CAE
ICAO Code: KCAE
Coordinates: 33°56′19″N, 81°7′10″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 536 kg (1 182 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rio De Janeiro (GIG) → Columbia (CAE).

Distance:
4630
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4630

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