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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between London and New York is 5 hours. New York is 5 hours behind London.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 389 kg (857 pounds).
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London (LHR) → New York (JFK).