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

Flight distance from Rio De Janeiro to Washington D.C. (Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport – Washington Dulles International Airport) is 4790 miles / 7710 kilometers / 4163 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 9 hours 34 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 Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

## 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)
• 4790.486 miles
• 7709.540 kilometers
• 4162.819 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
• 4806.071 miles
• 7734.621 kilometers
• 4176.361 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 Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″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.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 557 kg (1 227 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

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

Distance:
4790
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4790

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