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Distance between New York, NY (JFK) and Sydney (SYD)

Flight distance from New York to Sydney (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport – Sydney Airport) is 9950 miles / 16013 kilometers / 8646 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 19 hours 20 minutes.

New York – Sydney

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9950
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16013
Kilometers
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8646
Nautical miles
Flight time duration
19 h 20 min
CO2 emission
1 294 kg

How far is Sydney 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)
  • 9949.936 miles
  • 16012.869 kilometers
  • 8646.258 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
  • 9950.369 miles
  • 16013.566 kilometers
  • 8646.634 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 to Sydney Airport is 19 hours 20 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between New York and Sydney is 16 hours. Sydney is 16 hours ahead of New York.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from New York to Sydney generates about 1 294 kg of CO2 per passenger, 1 294 kilograms is equal to 2 852 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from New York to Sydney

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

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 Sydney Airport
City: Sydney
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: SYD
ICAO Code: YSSY
Coordinates: 33°56′45″S, 151°10′37″E