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Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and Sacramento, CA (SMF)

Flight distance from New York to Sacramento (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – Sacramento International Airport) is 2521 miles / 4057 kilometers / 2191 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 16 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (JFK) to Sacramento (SMF) is 2844 miles / 4577 kilometers and travel time by car is about 49 hours 55 minutes.

New York – Sacramento

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2521
Miles
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4057
Kilometers
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2191
Nautical miles

How far is Sacramento 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)
  • 2521.112 miles
  • 4057.336 kilometers
  • 2190.786 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
  • 2514.891 miles
  • 4047.325 kilometers
  • 2185.381 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 Sacramento?

Estimated flight time from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport to Sacramento International Airport is 5 hours 16 minutes.

What is the time difference between New York and Sacramento?

The time difference between New York and Sacramento is 3 hours. Sacramento is 3 hours behind New York.
New York time to Sacramento time converter

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

On average flying from New York to Sacramento generates about 278 kg of CO2 per passenger, 278 kilograms is equal to 612 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 Sacramento

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

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 Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″W

Airlines flying from New York (JFK) to Sacramento (SMF)

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