# How far is Houston, TX, from Rio De Janeiro?

The distance between Rio De Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport) and Houston (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport) is 5016 miles / 8072 kilometers / 4359 nautical miles.

5016
Miles
8072
Kilometers
4359
Nautical miles
9 h 59 min
586 kg

## Distance from Rio De Janeiro to Houston

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Rio De Janeiro to Houston. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Rio De Janeiro to Houston?

The estimated flight time from Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport to Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 9 hours and 59 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Rio De Janeiro and Houston?

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

## Flight carbon footprint between Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

On average, flying from Rio De Janeiro to Houston generates about 586 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 586 kilograms equals 1 292 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path from Rio De Janeiro to Houston

See the map of the shortest flight path between Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

## Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″W