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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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 1 hour. Columbia is 1 hour behind Rio De Janeiro.

Time Difference

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

Columbia, SC

 EDT

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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4630

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