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Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and Johannesburg (JNB)

Distance from John F. Kennedy International Airport to O. R. Tambo International Airport is 7969 miles / 12825 kilometers / 6925 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 7969.074 miles
  • 12824.982 kilometers
  • 6924.936 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
  • 7973.028 miles
  • 12831.344 kilometers
  • 6928.372 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) is 15 hours 35 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Johannesburg is 7 hours. Johannesburg is 7 hours ahead of New York.

Time Difference

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Airport information


A John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

B O. R. Tambo International Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: JNB
ICAO Code: FAJS
Coordinates: 26°8′21″S, 28°14′45″E

Map

Flight map from New York to Johannesburg.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (JFK) → Johannesburg (JNB).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
7969

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