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Distance between Washington D.C. (IAD) and New York, NY (LGA)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to New York (Washington Dulles International Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport) is 229 miles / 368 kilometers / 199 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 55 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (IAD) to New York (LGA) is 259 miles / 417 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 58 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to New York.

Shortest flight path between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

How far is New York from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Washington D.C. and New York. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 228.624 miles
  • 367.935 kilometers
  • 198.669 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 228.332 miles
  • 367.464 kilometers
  • 198.415 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

B New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Washington D.C. and New York.

Time Difference

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New York, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 59 kg (129 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (IAD) → New York (LGA).

Distance:
229
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
229

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