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How far is Oakland, CA, from New York, NY?

The distance between New York (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) and Oakland (Oakland International Airport) is 2576 miles / 4145 kilometers / 2238 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 5 hours and 22 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (JFK) to Oakland (OAK) is 2927 miles / 4711 kilometers and travel time by car is about 51 hours 32 minutes.

New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – Oakland International Airport

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2576
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4145
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Distance from New York to Oakland

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2575.711 miles
  • 4145.206 kilometers
  • 2238.232 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
  • 2569.464 miles
  • 4135.151 kilometers
  • 2232.803 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 Oakland?

The estimated flight time from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport to Oakland International Airport is 5 hours and 22 minutes.

What is the time difference between New York and Oakland?

The time difference between New York and Oakland is 3 hours. Oakland is 3 hours behind New York.

Flight carbon footprint between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Oakland International Airport (OAK)

On average, flying from New York to Oakland generates about 284 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 284 kilograms equals 626 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Oakland

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

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 Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OAK
ICAO Code: KOAK
Coordinates: 37°43′16″N, 122°13′15″W

Airlines flying from New York (JFK) to Oakland (OAK)

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