Many people don't like flying and can only manage short flight duration at best. Below is a table of destinations ordered by flight duration.
1 to 2 hour flight durations
2 to 3 hour flight durations
3 to 4 hour flight durations
6 to 8 hour flight durations
8 to 12 hour flight durations
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Our flight duration is a calculation of the approximate time taken to fly directly between your two chosen locations, for example New York to London. If your flight is indirect, you'll need to calculate the two stages separately. Simply enter your origin and destination, either as a city, or the airport name for greater accuracy and click "CALCULATE FLIGHT DURATION"
The website performs a complex calculation, calculating the time taken for the journey, including taking off and landing.
Why use the flight duration tool? A simple search on the flying time from London to New York will provide you with the following information.
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Flight duration is the length of time you will spend flying and they come under 4 categories short-haul, medium-haul, long-haul and ultra long-haul. Short haul is under 3 hours, medium-haul is 3-6 hours, long haul is 6-12 hours and ultra long haul is over 12 hours.
The average flight duration for a flight from NYC to London is approximately 6.5 hours. Durations to London from other US cities vary from 6 hours on the west coast to 12 hours on the east coast. For example LA to London is approximately 10 hours 40 minutes.
Flight time is defined as the time from when the engines start up to the time when the engines are stopped.
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