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Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and Reykjavik (KEF)

Flight distance from New York to Reykjavik (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – Keflavík International Airport) is 2593 miles / 4172 kilometers / 2253 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 24 minutes.

Map of flight path from New York to Reykjavik.

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

How far is Reykjavik from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2592.580 miles
  • 4172.354 kilometers
  • 2252.891 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
  • 2586.925 miles
  • 4163.252 kilometers
  • 2247.976 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 Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

B Keflavík International Airport
City: Reykjavik
Country: Iceland Flag of Iceland
IATA Code: KEF
ICAO Code: BIKF
Coordinates: 63°59′6″N, 22°36′20″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Reykjavik is 4 hours. Reykjavik is 4 hours ahead of New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

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Reykjavik

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 286 kg (631 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (JFK) → Reykjavik (KEF).

Distance:
2593
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2593

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