Distance between London (LHR) and Rio De Janeiro (GIG)

Flight distance from London to Rio De Janeiro (London Heathrow Airport – Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport) is 5734 miles / 9228 kilometers / 4983 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 21 minutes.

Map of flight path from London to Rio De Janeiro.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport (GIG).

How far is Rio De Janeiro from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 5734.053 miles
• 9228.063 kilometers
• 4982.756 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
• 5749.739 miles
• 9253.309 kilometers
• 4996.387 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 London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Rio De Janeiro is 4 hours. Rio De Janeiro is 4 hours behind London.

BST

-03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 681 kg (1 501 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Rio De Janeiro (GIG).

Distance:
5734
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5734

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