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Distance between Rio De Janeiro (GIG) and Knoxville, TN (TYS)

Flight distance from Rio De Janeiro to Knoxville (Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport – Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport) is 4833 miles / 7779 kilometers / 4200 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 9 hours 39 minutes.

Map of flight path from Rio De Janeiro to Knoxville.

Shortest flight path between Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) and Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS).

How far is Knoxville from Rio De Janeiro?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4833.401 miles
  • 7778.605 kilometers
  • 4200.111 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
  • 4847.047 miles
  • 7800.566 kilometers
  • 4211.969 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 Knoxville McGhee Tyson Airport
City: Knoxville, TN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TYS
ICAO Code: KTYS
Coordinates: 35°48′39″N, 83°59′38″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

Knoxville, TN

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 562 kg (1 239 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rio De Janeiro (GIG) → Knoxville (TYS).

Distance:
4833
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4833

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