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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Modesto, CA (MOD)

Flight distance from New York to Modesto (New York LaGuardia Airport – Modesto City–County Airport) is 2506 miles / 4033 kilometers / 2178 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Modesto (MOD) is 2904 miles / 4673 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 0 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Modesto City–County Airport (MOD).

How far is Modesto from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2506.043 miles
  • 4033.085 kilometers
  • 2177.691 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
  • 2499.975 miles
  • 4023.319 kilometers
  • 2172.419 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 Modesto City–County Airport
City: Modesto, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MOD
ICAO Code: KMOD
Coordinates: 37°37′32″N, 120°57′14″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Modesto is 3 hours. Modesto is 3 hours behind New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

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Modesto, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 276 kg (608 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Modesto (MOD).

Distance:
2506
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2506

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