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

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.

How far is New York from San Diego?

There are several ways to calculate distances between San Diego and New York. 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 (SAN) to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is 5 hours 7 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 273 kg (602 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

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

San Diego to New York flight path

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Diego (SAN) → New York (JFK).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
2446
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2446

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