How far is New York, NY, from Lyon?

The distance between Lyon (Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport) and New York (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 3834 miles / 6171 kilometers / 3332 nautical miles.

3834
Miles
6171
Kilometers
3332
Nautical miles
7 h 45 min
436 kg

Distance from Lyon to New York

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Lyon to New York. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3834.261 miles
• 6170.645 kilometers
• 3331.882 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 3824.143 miles
• 6154.362 kilometers
• 3323.090 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 Lyon to New York?

The estimated flight time from Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport is 7 hours and 45 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

On average, flying from Lyon to New York generates about 436 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 436 kilograms equals 961 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Lyon to New York

See the map of the shortest flight path between Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport (LYS) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

Airport information

Origin Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport
City: Lyon
Country: France
IATA Code: LYS
ICAO Code: LFLL
Coordinates: 45°43′35″N, 5°5′26″E
Destination New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W