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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EDT

Memphis, TN

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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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