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Distance between Rio De Janeiro (GIG) and New York, NY (JFK)

Distance from Rio De Janeiro to New York (Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport – John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 4786 miles / 7703 kilometers / 4159 nautical miles.

How far is New York from Rio De Janeiro?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4786.265 miles
  • 7702.747 kilometers
  • 4159.151 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
  • 4802.789 miles
  • 7729.340 kilometers
  • 4173.509 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is 9 hours 33 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rio De Janeiro
New York

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

New York, NY

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 564 kg (1 242 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

Map

Rio De Janeiro to New York flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rio De Janeiro (GIG) → New York (JFK).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4786

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