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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Albany, NY (ALB)

Flight distance from New York to Albany (New York LaGuardia Airport – Albany International Airport) is 136 miles / 219 kilometers / 118 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 45 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Albany (ALB) is 159 miles / 256 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 6 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Albany.

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Albany International Airport (ALB).

How far is Albany from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 136.085 miles
  • 219.007 kilometers
  • 118.254 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
  • 136.239 miles
  • 219.255 kilometers
  • 118.388 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 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

B Albany International Airport
City: Albany, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ALB
ICAO Code: KALB
Coordinates: 42°44′53″N, 73°48′6″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between New York and Albany.

Time Difference

New York, NY

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Albany, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 45 kg (99 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Albany (ALB).

Distance:
136
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
136

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