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TypeError[ERR_UNKNOWN_FILE_EXTENSION]: Unknown file extension “.json” – How to fix ?

Since ES6 when you try to import JSON file you might face this error.

node distance-calculator.js
node:internal/errors:464
    ErrorCaptureStackTrace(err);
    ^

TypeError [ERR_UNKNOWN_FILE_EXTENSION]: Unknown file extension ".json" for /home/Anand/Documents/poopatom8/zips.json

To fix this error simple add the flag –experimental-json-modules to your node.js run command.

node --experimental-json-modules distance-calculator.js
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