21 hours, 46 minutes
approximately 16020 kilometers
No commercial airline has ever flown direct from New York to Australia . The airline is calling the test flights “Project Sunrise,” which are scheduled to begin in October. They’re hoping to learn more about how to make such a long flight bearable for those aboard.
Non-stop flights (top 30, by great circle distance)
|1||New York – JFK||15,349 km (9,537 mi; 8,288 nmi)|
|2||Auckland||14,535 km (9,032 mi; 7,848 nmi)|
|3||Perth||14,499 km (9,009 mi; 7,829 nmi)|
|4||Auckland||14,200 km (8,823 mi; 7,667 nmi)|
10 hours, 38 minutes
An average nonstop flight from the United States to Australia takes 23h 51m, covering a distance of 9032 miles. The most popular route is Los Angeles – Sydney with an average flight time of 13h 20m.
– QF 7879 non-stop flight from New York to Sydney will take around 19-and-a-half hours subject to wind and weather conditions on the day. Distance between New York and Sydney is 16,200 kilometres. – Four pilots will be on rotation throughout the flight .
The primary reason airplanes don’t fly over the Pacific Ocean is because curved routes are shorter than straight routes. Whether a commercial airline is flying from the United States to Asia or elsewhere, it will have the fastest and most fuel-efficient flight by performing a curved rout.
Which airlines offer direct flights to New York ? United, Delta, American Airlines, Republic Airways, WestJet, jetBlue, Qatar Airways and Air Canada all fly direct to New York .
While you won’t find any direct flights from Melbourne to New York , many airlines offer flights with one stopover, landing at New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport or Newark Airport. If you ‘re flying into New York LaGuardia Airport you will have at least two stopovers.