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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Flight distance from New York to Birmingham (New York LaGuardia Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 866 miles / 1394 kilometers / 753 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Birmingham (BHM) is 969 miles / 1559 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 10 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

How far is Birmingham from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 866.144 miles
  • 1393.923 kilometers
  • 752.658 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
  • 865.340 miles
  • 1392.630 kilometers
  • 751.960 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 Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Birmingham is 1 hour. Birmingham is 1 hour behind New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EST

Birmingham, AL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 141 kg (310 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Birmingham (BHM).

Distance:
866
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
866

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