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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Fort Myers, FL (RSW)

Flight distance from New York to Fort Myers (New York LaGuardia Airport – Southwest Florida International Airport) is 1080 miles / 1739 kilometers / 939 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Fort Myers (RSW) is 1279 miles / 2059 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 39 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW).

How far is Fort Myers from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1080.361 miles
  • 1738.673 kilometers
  • 938.808 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
  • 1082.183 miles
  • 1741.605 kilometers
  • 940.391 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 Southwest Florida International Airport
City: Fort Myers, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RSW
ICAO Code: KRSW
Coordinates: 26°32′10″N, 81°45′18″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between New York and Fort Myers.

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EST

Fort Myers, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (343 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Fort Myers (RSW).

Distance:
1080
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1080

Round trip?