The flight distance from OR Tambo International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport is:

7,969 miles / 12 825 km

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Distance from JNB to JFK

The total distance from JNB to JFK is 7,969 miles.

This is equivalent to 12 825 kilometers or 6,925 nautical miles.

Your trip begins at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa.
It ends at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, New York.

Your flight direction from JNB to JFK is Northwest (-55 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from JNB to JFK. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies"). It uses the great circle formula to compute the total travel mileage.

OR Tambo International Airport

IATA: JNB
ICAO: FAOR
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
Category: airports

John F. Kennedy International Airport

IATA: JFK
ICAO: KJFK
FAA: JFK
City: New York
State: New York
Zip code: 11430
Country: United States
Category: airports

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