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Distance between San Jose (SJO) and New York, NY (JFK)

Distance from San Jose to New York (Juan Santamaría International Airport – John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 2204 miles / 3548 kilometers / 1916 nautical miles.

How far is New York from San Jose?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2204.472 miles
  • 3547.754 kilometers
  • 1915.634 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
  • 2211.454 miles
  • 3558.989 kilometers
  • 1921.701 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 Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is 4 hours 40 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Jose and New York is 1 hour. New York is 1 hour ahead of San Jose.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 245 kg (540 pounds).

Airport information


A Juan Santamaría International Airport
City: San Jose
Country: Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica
IATA Code: SJO
ICAO Code: MROC
Coordinates: 9°59′37″N, 84°12′31″W

B 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

Map

San Jose to New York flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Jose (SJO) → New York (JFK).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2204

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