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How far is New York, NY from London?

Distance between London (London Gatwick Airport) and New York (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 3470 miles / 5584 kilometers / 3015 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 4 minutes.

London Gatwick Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport

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Distance from London to New York

There are several ways to calculate distance from London to New York. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3469.573 miles
  • 5583.736 kilometers
  • 3014.976 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
  • 3460.271 miles
  • 5568.766 kilometers
  • 3006.893 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 London to New York?

Estimated flight time from London Gatwick Airport to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport is 7 hours 4 minutes.

What is the time difference between London and New York?

The time difference between London and New York is 5 hours. New York is 5 hours behind London.
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Flight carbon footprint between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

On average flying from London to New York generates about 391 kg of CO2 per passenger, 391 kilograms is equal to 862 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from London to New York

Shortest flight path between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

Airport information

Origin London Gatwick Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LGW
ICAO Code: EGKK
Coordinates: 51°8′53″N, 0°11′25″W
Destination 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