Distance from Rio de Janeiro to Nouakchott

Distance is 5421 kilometers or 3368 miles or 2927 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 Nouakchott

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

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:35.2°NortheastNortheast
Final heading:34.0°NortheastNortheast

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Heading from Nouakchott

Latitude: 18° 05' North
Longitude: 15° 59' West
Initial heading:214.0°SouthwestSouthwest
Final heading:215.2°SouthwestSouthwest

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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil - Rio de Janeiro)Friday, April 29, 2016 at 12:03:39 AM
Nouakchott (Mauritania)Friday, April 29, 2016 at 3:03:39 AM

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