# How far is Los Angeles, CA, from Rio De Janeiro?

The distance between Rio De Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport) and Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport) is 6294 miles / 10129 kilometers / 5469 nautical miles.

6294
Miles
10129
Kilometers
5469
Nautical miles
12 h 24 min
757 kg

## Distance from Rio De Janeiro to Los Angeles

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Rio De Janeiro to Los Angeles. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 6293.698 miles
• 10128.725 kilometers
• 5469.074 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
• 6299.844 miles
• 10138.616 kilometers
• 5474.415 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 Los Angeles?

The estimated flight time from Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 12 hours and 24 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

On average, flying from Rio De Janeiro to Los Angeles generates about 757 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 757 kilograms equals 1 668 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 Los Angeles

See the map of the shortest flight path between Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

## 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W