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

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

Calculations with different 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) to 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 4 hours. Houston is 4 hours behind Rio De Janeiro.

Time Difference

Rio De Janeiro
Houston

Rio De Janeiro

 -02

Houston, TX

 CST

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 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

Map

Flight map from Rio De Janeiro to Houston.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rio De Janeiro (GIG) → Houston (IAH).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5016

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