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Distance between Rio De Janeiro (GIG) and Richmond, VA (RIC)

Flight distance from Rio De Janeiro to Richmond (Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport – Richmond International Airport) is 4704 miles / 7570 kilometers / 4088 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 9 hours 24 minutes.

Map of flight path from Rio De Janeiro to Richmond.

Shortest flight path between Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) and Richmond International Airport (RIC).

How far is Richmond from Rio De Janeiro?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4703.881 miles
  • 7570.163 kilometers
  • 4087.561 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
  • 4719.209 miles
  • 7594.831 kilometers
  • 4100.881 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).

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 Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

Richmond, VA

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 546 kg (1 203 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rio De Janeiro (GIG) → Richmond (RIC).

Distance:
4704
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4704

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