The flight distance from New Jersey (NJ) to California (CA) is:

2,451 miles / 3 944 km

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Distance from New Jersey to California

The total distance from New Jersey to California is 2,451 miles.

This is equivalent to 3 944 kilometers or 2,129 nautical miles.

Your trip begins in the state of New Jersey.
It ends in the state of California.

Your flight direction from New Jersey to California is West (-82 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from New Jersey to California. 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.

New Jersey (NJ)

State: New Jersey
Country: United States
Category: states

California (CA)

State: California
Country: United States
Category: states

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