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Distance between London (LHR) and New York, NY (JFK)

Flight distance from London to New York (London Heathrow Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 3451 miles / 5555 kilometers / 2999 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 2 minutes.

Map of flight path from London to New York.

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

How far is New York from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3451.431 miles
  • 5554.540 kilometers
  • 2999.212 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
  • 3442.180 miles
  • 5539.652 kilometers
  • 2991.173 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 London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

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 London and New York is 5 hours. New York is 5 hours behind London.

Time Difference

London

 GMT

New York, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 389 kg (857 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → New York (JFK).

Distance:
3451
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3451

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