# Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and Cairo (CAI)

Flight distance from New York to Cairo (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – Cairo International Airport) is 5614 miles / 9035 kilometers / 4879 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 7 minutes.

## Map of flight path from New York to Cairo.

Shortest flight path between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Cairo International Airport (CAI).

## How far is Cairo from New York?

There are several ways to calculate distances between New York and Cairo. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 5614.385 miles
• 9035.477 kilometers
• 4878.768 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
• 5602.580 miles
• 9016.478 kilometers
• 4868.509 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 New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

B Cairo International Airport
City: Cairo
Country: Egypt
IATA Code: CAI
ICAO Code: HECA
Coordinates: 30°7′18″N, 31°24′20″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Cairo is 6 hours. Cairo is 6 hours ahead of New York.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 665 kg (1 466 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (JFK) → Cairo (CAI).

Distance:
5614
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5614

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