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Distance between Jackson, MS (JAN) and Fort Myers, FL (RSW)

Flight distance from Jackson to Fort Myers (Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport – Southwest Florida International Airport) is 640 miles / 1030 kilometers / 556 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Jackson (JAN) to Fort Myers (RSW) is 836 miles / 1345 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 42 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Jackson to Fort Myers.

Shortest flight path between Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW).

How far is Fort Myers from Jackson?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Jackson and Fort Myers. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 639.844 miles
  • 1029.729 kilometers
  • 556.009 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
  • 639.875 miles
  • 1029.779 kilometers
  • 556.036 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 Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
City: Jackson, MS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JAN
ICAO Code: KJAN
Coordinates: 32°18′40″N, 90°4′33″W

B Southwest Florida International Airport
City: Fort Myers, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RSW
ICAO Code: KRSW
Coordinates: 26°32′10″N, 81°45′18″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Jackson and Fort Myers is 1 hour. Fort Myers is 1 hour ahead of Jackson.

Time Difference

Jackson, MS

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Fort Myers, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 118 kg (259 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Jackson (JAN) → Fort Myers (RSW).

Distance:
640
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
640

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