# 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
IATA Code: SDU
ICAO Code: SBRJ
Coordinates: 22°54′37″S, 43°9′47″W

B Greater Natal International Airport
City: Natal
Country: 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.

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## 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

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