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How can you find the straight-line distance between two cities?

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Use the online distance calculator tool on DistanceCalculator.GlobeFeed.com, FreeMapTools.com or DistanceFromTo.net to find the straight-line distance between two cities. Other names for straight-line distance include flying or air distance.

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How can you find the straight-line distance between two cities?
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Enter the names of the two cities in the distance calculator boxes on any of the site's home pages to view the straight-line distance between them in miles or kilometers and a map showing the route. DistanceFromTo.net also displays the route on the map in terms of great circle distance. This measure takes into account the curve of the globe followed by a plane's flight path and the Rhumb line showing the distance as a straight line on a Mercator projection.

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