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

Distance from New York to London (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – London Heathrow Airport) is 3451 miles / 5555 kilometers / 2999 nautical miles.

How far is London from New York?

There are several ways to calculate distances between New York and London. 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 (JFK) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 7 hours 2 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 394 kg (870 pounds).

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 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

New York to London flight path

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (JFK) → London (LHR).

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Air miles:
3451
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3451

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