# Distance between Rio De Janeiro (GIG) and Recife (REC)

Distance from Rio De Janeiro to Recife (Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport – Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport) is 1151 miles / 1853 kilometers / 1000 nautical miles.

## How far is Recife from Rio De Janeiro?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1151.331 miles
• 1852.887 kilometers
• 1000.479 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
• 1155.264 miles
• 1859.217 kilometers
• 1003.897 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 Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport (REC) is 2 hours 40 minutes.

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rio De Janeiro and Recife.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (351 pounds).

## Airport information

A 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

B Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport
City: Recife
Country: Brazil
IATA Code: REC
ICAO Code: SBRF
Coordinates: 8°7′35″S, 34°55′24″W

## Rio De Janeiro to Recife flight path

Shortest flight path between Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) and Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport (REC).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rio De Janeiro (GIG) → Recife (REC).

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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1151

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