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Distance between San Diego, CA (SAN) and New York, NY (JFK)

Flight distance from San Diego to New York (San Diego International Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 2446 miles / 3936 kilometers / 2125 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from San Diego (SAN) to New York (JFK) is 2869 miles / 4618 kilometers and travel time by car is about 51 hours 4 minutes.

San Diego – New York

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2446
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3936
Kilometers
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2125
Nautical miles

How far is New York from San Diego?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2445.892 miles
  • 3936.282 kilometers
  • 2125.422 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
  • 2440.773 miles
  • 3928.043 kilometers
  • 2120.974 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from San Diego International Airport to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport is 5 hours 7 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between San Diego and New York is 3 hours. New York is 3 hours ahead of San Diego.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Diego to New York generates about 269 kg of CO2 per passenger, 269 kilograms is equal to 593 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from San Diego to New York

Shortest flight path between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

Airport information

Origin San Diego International Airport
City: San Diego, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SAN
ICAO Code: KSAN
Coordinates: 32°44′0″N, 117°11′24″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

Airlines flying from San Diego (SAN) to New York (JFK)

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