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Distance between Johannesburg (JNB) and New York, NY (JFK)

Flight distance from Johannesburg to New York (OR Tambo International Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 7969 miles / 12825 kilometers / 6925 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 15 hours 35 minutes.

Map of flight path from Johannesburg to New York.

Shortest flight path between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

How far is New York from Johannesburg?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 7969.074 miles
  • 12824.982 kilometers
  • 6924.936 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
  • 7973.028 miles
  • 12831.344 kilometers
  • 6928.372 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 OR Tambo International Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: JNB
ICAO Code: FAOR
Coordinates: 26°8′21″S, 28°14′45″E

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Johannesburg and New York is 7 hours. New York is 7 hours behind Johannesburg.

Time Difference

Johannesburg

 SAST

New York, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 994 kg (2 191 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Johannesburg (JNB) → New York (JFK).

Distance:
7969
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
7969

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