Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to San Diego.
Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).
How far is San Diego from New York?
There are several ways to calculate distances between New York and San Diego. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2440.783 miles
- 3928.059 kilometers
- 2120.982 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
- 2435.685 miles
- 3919.855 kilometers
- 2116.552 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between New York and San Diego is 3 hours. San Diego is 3 hours behind New York.
New York, NY
San Diego, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 268 kg (591 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
New York (LGA) → San Diego (SAN).