Distance from Rio de Janeiro to Nairobi

Distance is 8936 kilometers or 5553 miles or 4825 nautical miles

The distance is the theoretical air distance (great circle distance). Flying between the two locations' airports can be a different distance, depending on airport location and actual route chosen.

Map – Shortest path between Rio de Janeiro and Nairobi

Map – Shortest path between Rio de Janeiro and Nairobi
  • Location for Rio de Janeiro
  • Location for Nairobi

The map is using a projection that makes land and oceans much wider near the south and north poles. The heading/course/bearing during a flight varies in most cases. Map based on image from NASA.

Heading from Rio de Janeiro

Latitude: 22° 58' South
Longitude: 43° 11' West
Initial heading:87.3°EastEast
Final heading:66.9°East-northeastEast-northeast

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Heading from Nairobi

Latitude: 1° 17' South
Longitude: 36° 49' East
Initial heading:246.9°West-southwestWest-southwest
Final heading:267.3°WestWest

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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil - Rio de Janeiro)Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 10:21:07 PM
Nairobi (Kenya)Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 4:21:07 AM

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