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

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

How far is Rio De Janeiro from New York?

There are several ways to calculate distances between New York and Rio De Janeiro. Here are two common 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 – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from New York 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 1 hour. Rio De Janeiro is 1 hour ahead of New York.

Time Difference

New York
Rio De Janeiro

New York, NY

 EDT

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 564 kg (1 242 pounds).

Airport information


A New York 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

New York to Rio De Janeiro flight path

Shortest flight path between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG).

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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