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Distance between Rio De Janeiro (SDU) and Petrolina (PNZ)

Flight distance from Rio De Janeiro to Petrolina (Santos Dumont Airport – Petrolina Airport) is 947 miles / 1525 kilometers / 823 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Rio De Janeiro (SDU) to Petrolina (PNZ) is 1173 miles / 1888 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) and Petrolina Airport (PNZ).

How far is Petrolina from Rio De Janeiro?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 947.344 miles
  • 1524.602 kilometers
  • 823.219 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
  • 951.694 miles
  • 1531.603 kilometers
  • 826.999 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 Petrolina Airport
City: Petrolina
Country: Brazil Flag of Brazil
IATA Code: PNZ
ICAO Code: SBPL
Coordinates: 9°21′44″S, 40°34′8″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Rio De Janeiro

 -03

Petrolina

 -03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (324 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rio De Janeiro (SDU) → Petrolina (PNZ).

Distance:
947
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
947

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