The flight distance from United States to Japan is:

6,247 miles / 10 054 km

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Distance from United States to Japan

The total distance from United States to Japan is 6,247 miles.

This is equivalent to 10 054 kilometers or 5,429 nautical miles.

Your trip begins in the United States.
It ends in Japan.

Your flight direction from United States to Japan is Northwest (-41 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from United States to Japan. 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.

United States

Country: United States
Continent: North America
Category: countries


Country: Japan
Continent: Asia
Category: countries

Flight distance calculator

Travelmath provides an online flight distance calculator to get the distance between cities. You can also compare all types of locations including airports, cities, states, countries, or zip codes to find the distance between any two points. The database uses the latitude and longitude of each location to calculate distance using the great circle distance formula. The calculation is done using the Vincenty algorithm and the WGS84 ellipsoid model of the Earth, which is the same one used by most GPS receivers. This gives you the flying distance "as the crow flies." Find your flight distances quickly to estimate the number of frequent flyer miles you'll accumulate. Or ask how far is it between cities to solve your homework problems. You can lookup U.S. cities, or expand your search to get the world distance for international trips.