If you want to know how far it is between New York City and Cape Town, the straight line distance is 7,799 miles
or 12,551 kilometers
If you are a pilot flying a private plane, you can fly straight from New York, NY to Cape Town, South Africa for a total flight time of 16 hours, 6 minutes
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If you're a traveler planning a trip and you want to book a commercial flight, you can try searching for flights between JFK and CPT.