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How far is London from New York, NY?

The distance between New York (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) and London (London Gatwick Airport) is 3470 miles / 5584 kilometers / 3015 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 7 hours and 4 minutes.

New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – London Gatwick Airport

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Distance from New York to London

There are several ways to calculate the distance from New York to London. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3469.573 miles
  • 5583.736 kilometers
  • 3014.976 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 3460.271 miles
  • 5568.766 kilometers
  • 3006.893 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).

How long does it take to fly from New York to London?

The estimated flight time from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport to London Gatwick Airport is 7 hours and 4 minutes.

What is the time difference between New York and London?

The time difference between New York and London is 5 hours. London is 5 hours ahead of New York.

Flight carbon footprint between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW)

On average, flying from New York to London generates about 391 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 391 kilograms equals 862 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from New York to London

Shortest flight path between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination London Gatwick Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LGW
ICAO Code: EGKK
Coordinates: 51°8′53″N, 0°11′25″W