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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Omaha, NE (OMA)

Flight distance from New York to Omaha (New York LaGuardia Airport – Eppley Airfield) is 1148 miles / 1848 kilometers / 998 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Omaha (OMA) is 1253 miles / 2017 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Eppley Airfield (OMA).

How far is Omaha from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1148.050 miles
  • 1847.608 kilometers
  • 997.628 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
  • 1145.116 miles
  • 1842.885 kilometers
  • 995.078 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 Eppley Airfield
City: Omaha, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: OMA
ICAO Code: KOMA
Coordinates: 41°18′11″N, 95°53′38″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EST

Omaha, NE

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (351 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Omaha (OMA).

Distance:
1148
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1148

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