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How far is London from New York, NY?

The distance between New York (New York LaGuardia Airport) and London (London Heathrow Airport) is 3449 miles / 5551 kilometers / 2997 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 7 hours and 1 minutes.

New York LaGuardia Airport – London Heathrow Airport

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3449
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5551
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2997
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Distance from New York to London

There are several ways to calculate the distance from New York to London. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3449.364 miles
  • 5551.213 kilometers
  • 2997.415 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 3440.090 miles
  • 5536.288 kilometers
  • 2989.356 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).

How long does it take to fly from New York to London?

The estimated flight time from New York LaGuardia Airport to London Heathrow Airport is 7 hours and 1 minutes.

What is the time difference between New York and London?

The time difference between New York and London is 5 hours. London is 5 hours ahead of New York.

Flight carbon footprint between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

On average, flying from New York to London generates about 388 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 388 kilograms equals 856 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from New York to London

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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 London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W