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Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and London (LHR)

Flight distance from New York to London (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – London Heathrow Airport) is 3451 miles / 5555 kilometers / 2999 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 2 minutes.

New York – London

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5555
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2999
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How far is London from New York?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3451.431 miles
  • 5554.540 kilometers
  • 2999.212 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
  • 3442.180 miles
  • 5539.652 kilometers
  • 2991.173 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport to London Heathrow Airport is 7 hours 2 minutes.

Time difference

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

On average flying from New York to London generates about 389 kg of CO2 per passenger, 389 kilograms is equal to 857 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 Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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 Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W