The total flight duration from Hong Kong to New York, NY is 16 hours, 38 minutes.
This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.
If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between Hong Kong and New York, NY.
The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from Hong Kong to New York, NY ("as the crow flies"), which is about 8,067 miles or 12 983 kilometers.
Your trip begins in Hong Kong.
It ends in New York, New York.
Your flight direction from Hong Kong to New York, NY is North (7 degrees from North).
The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.
Currently, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific and United Airlines have non-stop flights from Hong Kong to New York.
There are more options if you don’t mind taking a connecting flight between both cities. It usually works out cheaper than the non-stop flights. Emirates has a stopover in Dubai (DXB), British Airways and Virgin have stops in London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
Korean and Asiana Airlines have a stop in Incheon Seoul Airport (ICN). China Eastern Airlines stops in Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG), Air China stops in Beijing (PEK). Turkish Airlines stops in Istanbul, Air France stops in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) and Air Canada stops in Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ).
Air France, Turkish Airlines and Emirates are some of the airlines that offer free stopovers. With Air France you get to stop in Paris for a few days, Turkish Airlines offers free stopover in Istanbul and Emirates offer free stopover in Dubai.
Free stopovers are great for those who are looking to cross off more destinations on their travel bucket list.
Travelmath provides an online flight time calculator for all types of travel routes. You can enter airports, cities, states, countries, or zip codes to find the flying time between any two points. The database uses the great circle distance and the average airspeed of a commercial airliner to figure out how long a typical flight would take. Find your travel time to estimate the length of a flight between airports, or ask how long it takes to fly from one city to another.