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Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and Montego Bay (MBJ)

Flight distance from New York to Montego Bay (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – Sangster International Airport) is 1544 miles / 2486 kilometers / 1342 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 25 minutes.

Map of flight path from New York to Montego Bay.

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

How far is Montego Bay from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1544.437 miles
  • 2485.530 kilometers
  • 1342.079 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
  • 1549.015 miles
  • 2492.898 kilometers
  • 1346.057 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 Sangster International Airport
City: Montego Bay
Country: Jamaica Flag of Jamaica
IATA Code: MBJ
ICAO Code: MKJS
Coordinates: 18°30′13″N, 77°54′48″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Montego Bay is 1 hour. Montego Bay is 1 hour behind New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EDT

Montego Bay

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 182 kg (402 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (JFK) → Montego Bay (MBJ).

Distance:
1544
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1544

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