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Distance between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and New York, NY (JFK)

Flight distance from Sacramento to New York (Sacramento International Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 2521 miles / 4057 kilometers / 2191 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Sacramento (SMF) to New York (JFK) is 2845 miles / 4578 kilometers and travel time by car is about 49 hours 59 minutes.

Sacramento – New York

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2521
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4057
Kilometers
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2191
Nautical miles

How far is New York from Sacramento?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2521.112 miles
  • 4057.336 kilometers
  • 2190.786 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
  • 2514.891 miles
  • 4047.325 kilometers
  • 2185.381 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 Sacramento International Airport to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport is 5 hours 16 minutes.

Time difference

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

On average flying from Sacramento to New York generates about 278 kg of CO2 per passenger, 278 kilograms is equal to 612 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Sacramento to New York

Shortest flight path between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

Airport information

Origin Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″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 Sacramento (SMF) to New York (JFK)

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