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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Oakland, CA (OAK)

Flight distance from New York to Oakland (New York LaGuardia Airport – Oakland International Airport) is 2569 miles / 4134 kilometers / 2232 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Oakland (OAK) is 2918 miles / 4696 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 16 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).

How far is Oakland from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2568.985 miles
  • 4134.381 kilometers
  • 2232.387 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
  • 2562.750 miles
  • 4124.346 kilometers
  • 2226.969 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 Oakland International Airport
City: Oakland, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OAK
ICAO Code: KOAK
Coordinates: 37°43′16″N, 122°13′15″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

New York, NY

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Oakland, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 283 kg (624 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Oakland (OAK).

Distance:
2569
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2569

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