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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Lancaster, PA (LNS)

Flight distance from New York to Lancaster (New York LaGuardia Airport – Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)) is 136 miles / 218 kilometers / 118 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 45 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Lancaster (LNS) is 169 miles / 272 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 7 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) (LNS).

How far is Lancaster from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 135.511 miles
  • 218.084 kilometers
  • 117.756 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
  • 135.228 miles
  • 217.628 kilometers
  • 117.510 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 Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)
City: Lancaster, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNS
ICAO Code: KLNS
Coordinates: 40°7′18″N, 76°17′45″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between New York and Lancaster.

Time Difference

New York, NY

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Lancaster, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 45 kg (99 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Lancaster (LNS).

Distance:
136
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
136

Round trip?