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Distance between Rio De Janeiro (GIG) and Fortaleza (FOR)

Distance from Rio De Janeiro to Fortaleza (Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport – Fortaleza Airport) is 1346 miles / 2166 kilometers / 1170 nautical miles.

How far is Fortaleza from Rio De Janeiro?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1346.166 miles
  • 2166.444 kilometers
  • 1169.786 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
  • 1352.427 miles
  • 2176.520 kilometers
  • 1175.227 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 Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) to Fortaleza Airport (FOR) is 3 hours 2 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rio De Janeiro and Fortaleza.

Time Difference

Rio De Janeiro
Fortaleza

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

Fortaleza

 -03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 166 kg (367 pounds).

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 Fortaleza Airport
City: Fortaleza
Country: Brazil Flag of Brazil
IATA Code: FOR
ICAO Code: SBFZ
Coordinates: 3°46′34″S, 38°31′57″W

Rio De Janeiro to Fortaleza flight path

Shortest flight path between Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) and Fortaleza Airport (FOR).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rio De Janeiro (GIG) → Fortaleza (FOR).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1346

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