The cheapest times to fly from WDH to JFK are

  • January 8th to June 10th (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 29th to November 25th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from WDH to JFK is early March. Prices can be as high as $1914 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $881 for Tuesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Windhoek (WDH) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $891 to $1348 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $914. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1571. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $657 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1069 can be considered a good price for a round-trip WDH to JFK flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the WDH to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

WDH to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the WDH to JFK flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Windhoek. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to JFK, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into WDH. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $140 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1011. Return trip prices are from the JFK to WDH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from WDH to JFK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 5 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking WDH to JFK

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from WDH to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Frankfurt (WDH > FRA > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1047
  • Average savings: $23 (2.1%)

See WDH to JNB flights

Hack #2: Johannesburg (WDH > JNB > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1062
  • Average savings: $7 (0.65%)

See WDH to FRA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from WDH to JFK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, British Airways, Condor, Delta, Ethiopian, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Hosea Kutako International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7276 miles or 11710 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from WDH to JFK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop WDH to JFK flight is about 14 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Windhoek and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from WDH to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code WDH
Origination airport name Hosea Kutako International Airport
City Windhoek
Country Namibia
Latitude -22.5
Longitude 17.5

Return Airport

Destination code JFK
Destination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8


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