The flight distance from Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport to Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre International Airport is:

1,151 miles / 1 852 km

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Distance from GIG to REC

The total distance from GIG to REC is 1,151 miles.

This is equivalent to 1 852 kilometers or 1,000 nautical miles.

Your trip begins at Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
It ends at Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre International Airport in Recife, Brazil.

Your flight direction from GIG to REC is Northeast (30 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from GIG to REC. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies"). It uses the great circle formula to compute the total travel mileage.

Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport

IATA: GIG
ICAO: SBGL
City: Rio de Janeiro
Country: Brazil
Category: airports

Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre International Airport

IATA: REC
ICAO: SBRF
City: Recife
Country: Brazil
Category: airports

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