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Distance between Rio De Janeiro (GIG) and London (LHR)

Distance from Rio De Janeiro to London (Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport – London Heathrow Airport) is 5734 miles / 9228 kilometers / 4983 nautical miles.

How far is London from Rio De Janeiro?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5734.053 miles
  • 9228.063 kilometers
  • 4982.756 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
  • 5749.739 miles
  • 9253.309 kilometers
  • 4996.387 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 London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 11 hours 21 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Rio De Janeiro and London is 4 hours. London is 4 hours ahead of Rio De Janeiro.

Time Difference

Rio De Janeiro
London

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

London

 BST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 689 kg (1 519 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 London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

Rio De Janeiro to London flight path

Shortest flight path between Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rio De Janeiro (GIG) → London (LHR).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5734

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