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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 17 hours 13 minutes.

New York – Atlanta

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762
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1226
Kilometers
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662
Nautical miles

How far is Atlanta from New York?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from New York LaGuardia Airport to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is 1 hour 56 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between New York and Atlanta.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from New York to Atlanta generates about 131 kg of CO2 per passenger, 131 kilograms is equal to 289 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from New York (LGA) to Atlanta (ATL)

Aeroméxico
Air France
AirTran Airways
Delta Air Lines
KLM
Southwest Airlines
WestJet