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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Jackson, MS (JAN)

Flight distance from New York to Jackson (New York LaGuardia Airport – Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport) is 1071 miles / 1724 kilometers / 931 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 31 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Jackson (JAN) is 1203 miles / 1936 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN).

How far is Jackson from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1071.283 miles
  • 1724.063 kilometers
  • 930.919 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
  • 1070.198 miles
  • 1722.316 kilometers
  • 929.976 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 Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
City: Jackson, MS
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JAN
ICAO Code: KJAN
Coordinates: 32°18′40″N, 90°4′33″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

New York, NY

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Jackson, MS

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 155 kg (342 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Jackson (JAN).

Distance:
1071
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1071

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