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Distance between Honolulu, HI (HNL) and Boston, MA (BOS)

Flight distance from Honolulu to Boston (Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport – Logan International Airport) is 5095 miles / 8200 kilometers / 4427 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 8 minutes.

Map of flight path from Honolulu to Boston.

Shortest flight path between Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) and Logan International Airport (BOS).

How far is Boston from Honolulu?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5094.963 miles
  • 8199.548 kilometers
  • 4427.402 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
  • 5086.682 miles
  • 8186.221 kilometers
  • 4420.205 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 Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport
City: Honolulu, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HNL
ICAO Code: PHNL
Coordinates: 21°19′7″N, 157°55′19″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Honolulu and Boston is 5 hours. Boston is 5 hours ahead of Honolulu.

Time Difference

Honolulu, HI

 HST

Boston, MA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 596 kg (1 314 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Honolulu (HNL) → Boston (BOS).

Distance:
5095
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5095

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