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Distance between Rio De Janeiro (SDU) and Natal (NAT)

Flight distance from Rio De Janeiro to Natal (Santos Dumont Airport – Greater Natal International Airport) is 1288 miles / 2073 kilometers / 1119 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Rio De Janeiro (SDU) to Natal (NAT) is 1624 miles / 2614 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 28 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Rio De Janeiro to Natal.

Shortest flight path between Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) and Greater Natal International Airport (NAT).

How far is Natal from Rio De Janeiro?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1288.074 miles
  • 2072.953 kilometers
  • 1119.305 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
  • 1293.112 miles
  • 2081.062 kilometers
  • 1123.683 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 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

B Greater Natal International Airport
City: Natal
Country: Brazil Flag of Brazil
IATA Code: NAT
ICAO Code: SBSG
Coordinates: 5°46′5″S, 35°22′33″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rio De Janeiro and Natal.

Time Difference

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

Natal

 -03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 166 kg (366 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rio De Janeiro (SDU) → Natal (NAT).

Distance:
1288
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1288

Round trip?