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Distance between Rio De Janeiro (GIG) and Houston, TX (IAH)

Distance from Rio De Janeiro to Houston (Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport – Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 5016 miles / 8072 kilometers / 4359 nautical miles.

How far is Houston from Rio De Janeiro?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5015.750 miles
  • 8072.068 kilometers
  • 4358.568 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
  • 5025.418 miles
  • 8087.626 kilometers
  • 4366.969 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 Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is 9 hours 59 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rio De Janeiro and Houston is 2 hours. Houston is 2 hours behind Rio De Janeiro.

Time Difference

Rio De Janeiro
Houston

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

Houston, TX

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 594 kg (1 308 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 Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W

Rio De Janeiro to Houston flight path

Shortest flight path between Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rio De Janeiro (GIG) → Houston (IAH).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5016

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