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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Atlanta, GA (ATL)

Flight distance from New York to Atlanta (New York LaGuardia Airport – Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) is 762 miles / 1226 kilometers / 662 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 56 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Atlanta (ATL) is 888 miles / 1429 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 11 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

How far is Atlanta from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 761.522 miles
  • 1225.550 kilometers
  • 661.744 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
  • 761.098 miles
  • 1224.869 kilometers
  • 661.376 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 Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between New York and Atlanta.

Time Difference

New York, NY

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Atlanta, GA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 131 kg (289 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Atlanta (ATL).

Distance:
762
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
762

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