﻿ Distance Calculator - Americas

## City Distance Calculator – Flying & Driving

Show All | Africa | Americas | Asia | Australasia | Europe | USA only
 Select City A (optional) Select City B (optional) Latitude A: Longitude A: Latitude B: Longitude B: kilometers miles nautical miles

How to use the calculator:
1. Select City A and City B, or
enter the latitude & longitude manually.
2. Click the Distance button.

Supported latitude & longitude formats:
Decimals or degrees-minutes-seconds
In place of the degree sign ° you may type d.

Examples:
`45.0000 -121.0000`
`47°36'11"N 122°19'22"W`
`47d36'12"N 122d19'34"W`
`47°36'N 122°19'W`
`47d36'N 122d19'W`
`1dN 25dE`
`1°N 25°E`

Notes:
Flying distances are computed along great circles.
The calculator assumes that:

• The Earth is a perfect sphere
• 1 kilometer = 1/40000 of the Earth's great circle
• 1 mile = 1.609344 km
• 1 nautical mile = 1 minute of arc on a great circle
• Driving distance  ≈  1.2 × flying distance
(shown only for cities within the same country)