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Distance between Rio De Janeiro (GIG) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Flight distance from Rio De Janeiro to Washington D.C. (Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 4773 miles / 7681 kilometers / 4147 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 9 hours 32 minutes.

Map of flight path from Rio De Janeiro to Washington D.C..

Shortest flight path between Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

How far is Washington D.C. from Rio De Janeiro?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4772.720 miles
  • 7680.949 kilometers
  • 4147.381 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
  • 4788.364 miles
  • 7706.125 kilometers
  • 4160.975 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 Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rio De Janeiro and Washington D.C. is 2 hours. Washington D.C. is 2 hours behind Rio De Janeiro.

Time Difference

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

Washington D.C.

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 554 kg (1 222 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rio De Janeiro (GIG) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

Distance:
4773
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4773

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