Distance from Glasgow to Rio de Janeiro

Distance is 9478 kilometers or 5890 miles or 5118 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 Glasgow and Rio de Janeiro

Map - Shortest path between Glasgow and Rio de Janeiro
  • Location for Glasgow
  • Location for Rio de Janeiro
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 Glasgow

Latitude: 55° 52' North
Longitude: 4° 15' West
Initial heading:215.5°SouthwestSouthwest
Final heading:200.7°South-southwestSouth-southwest
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Heading from Rio de Janeiro

Latitude: 22° 58' South
Longitude: 43° 11' West
Initial heading:20.7°North-northeastNorth-northeast
Final heading:35.5°NortheastNortheast
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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
Glasgow(United Kingdom - Scotland)Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 2:35:24 AM
Rio de Janeiro(Brazil - Rio de Janeiro)Friday, October 24, 2014 at 11:35:24 PM

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