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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

Washington D.C.

 EST

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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