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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 15 hours 38 minutes.

Jackson – Fort Myers

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640
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1030
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556
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How far is Fort Myers from Jackson?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Jackson to Fort Myers is 1 hour 42 minutes.

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.

Jackson time to Fort Myers time converter

Time in Jackson: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Fort Myers: 00:00

Current local times

Jackson, MS

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Jackson to Fort Myers generates about 118 kg of CO2 per passenger, 118 kilograms is equal to 259 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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