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Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and Kuwait City (KWI)

Flight distance from New York to Kuwait City (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – Kuwait International Airport) is 6352 miles / 10222 kilometers / 5520 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 12 hours 31 minutes.

Map of flight path from New York to Kuwait City.

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

How far is Kuwait City from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 6351.840 miles
  • 10222.295 kilometers
  • 5519.598 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
  • 6338.927 miles
  • 10201.515 kilometers
  • 5508.377 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 Kuwait International Airport
City: Kuwait City
Country: Kuwait Flag of Kuwait
IATA Code: KWI
ICAO Code: OKBK
Coordinates: 29°13′35″N, 47°58′8″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Kuwait City is 8 hours. Kuwait City is 8 hours ahead of New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EST

Kuwait City

 +03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 765 kg (1 686 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (JFK) → Kuwait City (KWI).

Distance:
6352
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6352

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