The air travel (bird fly) shortest distance between Japan and United States is 10,173 km= 6,321 miles.
If you travel with an airplane (which has average speed of 560 miles) from Japan to United States, It takes 11.29 hours to arrive.
How far is the flight from LA to Tokyo?
Flight time from Tokyo to Los Angeles is 9 hours 30 minutes. Non-stop flights take anywhere between 9 hours to 11 hours . Quickest one-stop flight takes close to 12 hours. However, some airlines could take as long as 41 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.
Why do planes not fly over the Pacific?
Because of this spherical shape, often times the shortest distance is flying more north and south, up over the Northern latitudes and the North Pole, rather than flying east/west over the Pacific. This causes the flights to be flown more eastbound—in both directions – longer routes but faster because of the tailwinds.
How much does a flight cost to Japan?
The Cost of a Flight to Japan (Tokyo, HDA) When adding travelers to your Japanese travel plan the main cost will come in their fight ticket (assuming you do not require an additional or larger hotel suite). Each flight to Japan will cost an average of $855 per person from the US.
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