Geolocation Distance API

Geolocation Distance API

The Geolocation Distance API calculates precise distances between two points on Earth, facilitating applications such as navigation and logistics.

About the API: 

The Geolocation Distance API is a fundamental tool in the field of geospatial computing, giving users the ability to calculate the distance between two geographic coordinates on the Earth's surface. Operating at the intersection of geography and technology, this API leverages advanced algorithms to provide accurate measurements, facilitating a wide range of applications in fields such as navigation, logistics, and location-based services.

At its core, the Geolocation Distance API is designed to address the fundamental issue of spatial separation. By accepting latitude and longitude coordinates as input, the API calculates the distance between two points on Earth, providing a numerical representation of the physical space between these locations. This distance calculation serves as a cornerstone for various applications, contributing to route optimization, proximity analysis, and geospatial decision-making processes.

Users can seamlessly integrate the Geolocation Distance API into their applications, leveraging its capabilities to enhance location-based functionalities. Developers can incorporate the API into routing algorithms, logistics platforms, or any scenario where measuring spatial separation is essential. The simplicity of its integration ensures that the API becomes a valuable asset for applications that require geospatial insights.

As technology continues to advance, the Geolocation Distance API remains a critical element in the space of location-based services. Its ability to provide accurate distance measurements between two points on the Earth's surface contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of various applications. From the intricate calculations involved in navigation systems to practical considerations in logistics and urban planning, the API serves as a reliable tool for spatial analysis, connecting geographic information with real-world applications.


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

It will receive parameters and provide you with a JSON.


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Navigation Systems: Calculate distances between landmarks to optimize routes and provide accurate trip estimates for navigation applications.

    Logistics and Delivery Services: Optimize delivery routes by determining the shortest distances between pickup and delivery points, reducing travel time and costs.

    Location-based advertising: Target users based on their proximity to specific points of interest, leveraging distance calculations for targeted advertising campaigns.

    Proximity analysis: Assess the proximity of locations for urban planning, infrastructure development, or the location of community services.

    Tourism and Travel Planning: Assist travelers in planning itineraries by providing accurate distances between tourist attractions, accommodations, and points of interest.


Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls, there is no other limitation.

API Documentation


To use this endpoint you must indicate the latitude and longitude of 2 points in the parameters.


Obtain distance - Endpoint Features
Object Description
geolocation1 [Required] Indicate the latitude and longitude of the first point
geolocation2 [Required] Indicate the latitude and longitude of the second point
Test Endpoint



Obtain distance - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET ',-74.0060)&geolocation2=(34.0522,-118.2437)' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Geolocation Distance API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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To use this API, users must indicate the latitude and longitude of 2 points, to obtain the distance in various units of measurement.

The Geolocation Distance API is a tool that calculates the precise distance between two sets of geographic coordinates, usually defined by latitude and longitude points.

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