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Distance between Boston, MA (BOS) and Kansas City, MO (MCI)

Flight distance from Boston to Kansas City (Logan International Airport – Kansas City International Airport) is 1256 miles / 2022 kilometers / 1092 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Boston (BOS) to Kansas City (MCI) is 1440 miles / 2318 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 27 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Boston to Kansas City.

Shortest flight path between Logan International Airport (BOS) and Kansas City International Airport (MCI).

How far is Kansas City from Boston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Boston and Kansas City. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1256.277 miles
  • 2021.781 kilometers
  • 1091.674 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
  • 1253.214 miles
  • 2016.852 kilometers
  • 1089.013 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 Logan International Airport
City: Boston, MA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BOS
ICAO Code: KBOS
Coordinates: 42°21′51″N, 71°0′18″W

B Kansas City International Airport
City: Kansas City, MO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MCI
ICAO Code: KMCI
Coordinates: 39°17′51″N, 94°42′50″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Boston and Kansas City is 1 hour. Kansas City is 1 hour behind Boston.

Time Difference

Boston, MA

 EDT

Kansas City, MO

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 164 kg (361 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Boston (BOS) → Kansas City (MCI).

Distance:
1256
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1256

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