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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Rapid City, SD (RAP)

Flight distance from New York to Rapid City (New York LaGuardia Airport – Rapid City Regional Airport) is 1502 miles / 2417 kilometers / 1305 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Rapid City (RAP) is 1711 miles / 2754 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP).

How far is Rapid City from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1501.623 miles
  • 2416.628 kilometers
  • 1304.875 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
  • 1497.785 miles
  • 2410.452 kilometers
  • 1301.540 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 Rapid City Regional Airport
City: Rapid City, SD
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RAP
ICAO Code: KRAP
Coordinates: 44°2′43″N, 103°3′25″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Rapid City is 2 hours. Rapid City is 2 hours behind New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

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Rapid City, SD

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 180 kg (396 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Rapid City (RAP).

Distance:
1502
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1502

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