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

Flight distance from London to Rio De Janeiro (London Heathrow Airport – Santos Dumont Airport) is 5738 miles / 9234 kilometers / 4986 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 Santos Dumont Airport (SDU).

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)
  • 5737.920 miles
  • 9234.286 kilometers
  • 4986.116 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
  • 5753.652 miles
  • 9259.605 kilometers
  • 4999.787 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 Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

B Santos Dumont Airport
City: Rio De Janeiro
Country: Brazil Flag of Brazil
IATA Code: SDU
ICAO Code: SBRJ
Coordinates: 22°54′37″S, 43°9′47″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.

Time Difference

London

 BST

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 690 kg (1 521 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Rio De Janeiro (SDU).

Distance:
5738
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5738

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