# Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Memphis, TN (MEM)

Flight distance from New York to Memphis (New York LaGuardia Airport – Memphis International Airport) is 963 miles / 1550 kilometers / 837 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 19 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Memphis (MEM) is 1108 miles / 1783 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 28 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Memphis International Airport (MEM).

## How far is Memphis from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 962.834 miles
• 1549.531 kilometers
• 836.680 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
• 961.224 miles
• 1546.939 kilometers
• 835.280 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
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

B Memphis International Airport
City: Memphis, TN
Country: United States
IATA Code: MEM
ICAO Code: KMEM
Coordinates: 35°2′32″N, 89°58′36″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (327 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Memphis (MEM).

Distance:
963
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
963

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