Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Anchorage, AK (ANC)

Flight distance from New York to Anchorage (New York LaGuardia Airport – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) is 3375 miles / 5432 kilometers / 2933 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 53 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Anchorage (ANC) is 4413 miles / 7102 kilometers and travel time by car is about 79 hours 38 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC).

How far is Anchorage from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3374.978 miles
• 5431.501 kilometers
• 2932.776 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
• 3366.142 miles
• 5417.281 kilometers
• 2925.098 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
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

B Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City: Anchorage, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: ANC
ICAO Code: PANC
Coordinates: 61°10′27″N, 149°59′45″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Anchorage is 4 hours. Anchorage is 4 hours behind New York.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 379 kg (836 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Anchorage (ANC).

Distance:
3375
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3375

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