turf rhumb-destination module

Usage no npm install needed!

<script type="module">
  import spatialRhumbDestination from 'https://cdn.skypack.dev/@spatial/rhumb-destination';




Returns the destination Point having travelled the given distance along a Rhumb line from the origin Point with the (varant) given bearing.


  • origin Coord starting point
  • distance number distance from the starting point
  • bearing number varant bearing angle ranging from -180 to 180 degrees from north
  • options Object Optional parameters (optional, default {})
    • options.units string can be degrees, radians, miles, or kilometers (optional, default 'kilometers')
    • options.properties Object translate properties to destination point (optional, default {})


var pt = turf.point([-75.343, 39.984], {"marker-color": "F00"});
var distance = 50;
var bearing = 90;
var options = {units: 'miles'};

var destination = turf.rhumbDestination(pt, distance, bearing, options);

var addToMap = [pt, destination]
destination.properties['marker-color'] = '#00F';

Returns Feature<Point> Destination point.

This module is part of the Turfjs project, an open source module collection dedicated to geographic algorithms. It is maintained in the Turfjs/turf repository, where you can create PRs and issues.


Install this module individually:

$ npm install @spatial/rhumb-destination

Or install the Turf module that includes it as a function:

$ npm install @turf/turf