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Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and Rio De Janeiro (GIG)

Distance from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport is 4786 miles / 7703 kilometers / 4159 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4786.265 miles
  • 7702.747 kilometers
  • 4159.151 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
  • 4802.789 miles
  • 7729.340 kilometers
  • 4173.509 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG) is 9 hours 33 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Rio De Janeiro is 3 hours. Rio De Janeiro is 3 hours ahead of New York.

Time Difference

New York
Rio De Janeiro

New York, NY

 EST

Rio De Janeiro

 -02

Airport information


A John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

B 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

Map

Flight map from New York to Rio De Janeiro.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (JFK) → Rio De Janeiro (GIG).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4786

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