# Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and San Jose (SJO)

Flight distance from New York to San Jose (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – Juan Santamaría International Airport) is 2204 miles / 3548 kilometers / 1916 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (JFK) to San Jose (SJO) is 4014 miles / 6460 kilometers and travel time by car is about 76 hours 27 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to San Jose.

Shortest flight path between New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO).

## How far is San Jose from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2204.472 miles
• 3547.754 kilometers
• 1915.634 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
• 2211.454 miles
• 3558.989 kilometers
• 1921.701 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
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W

B Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and San Jose is 2 hours. San Jose is 2 hours behind New York.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 241 kg (531 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (JFK) → San Jose (SJO).

Distance:
2204
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2204

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