Travel Distance Calculator -Distance Between Cities, Travel Distances
Driving Distance Between Two Cities
Flying Distance Between Two Cities
To determine the distance between two significant cities of the world the methods (shown to the right) using data from Google Maps and a supplementary list of cities from around the world to find the latitude and longitude of the two places.
They then calculate the distance between cities (as the crow flies or as you would drive). It presents that information in miles, and kilometers.
As an example, the distance between Los Angeles and Buenos Aires is:
(6101 miles) (9818 kilometers)
NOTE: 1 mile (statue) or (land) = 5,280 feet, and/or 1.609.344 kilometers.
About the Author
John Moen is a cartographer who along with his wife are the orignal founders of worldatlas.com. He and his wife, Chris Woolwine-Moen, produced thousands of award-winning maps that are used all over the world and content that aids students, teachers, travelers and parents with their geography and map questions. Today, it's one of the most popular educational sites on the web.
This page was last updated on November 23, 2015.