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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Grand Island, NE (GRI)

Flight distance from New York to Grand Island (New York LaGuardia Airport – Central Nebraska Regional Airport) is 1276 miles / 2053 kilometers / 1109 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 54 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Grand Island (GRI) is 1398 miles / 2250 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 7 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Central Nebraska Regional Airport (GRI).

How far is Grand Island from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1275.880 miles
  • 2053.330 kilometers
  • 1108.709 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
  • 1272.627 miles
  • 2048.094 kilometers
  • 1105.882 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 Central Nebraska Regional Airport
City: Grand Island, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GRI
ICAO Code: KGRI
Coordinates: 40°58′2″N, 98°18′34″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EDT

Grand Island, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 165 kg (364 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Grand Island (GRI).

Distance:
1276
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1276

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