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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Skagway, AK (SGY)

Flight distance from New York to Skagway (New York LaGuardia Airport – Skagway Airport) is 2889 miles / 4650 kilometers / 2511 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 58 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Skagway (SGY) is 3751 miles / 6037 kilometers and travel time by car is about 67 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Skagway Airport (SGY).

How far is Skagway from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2889.495 miles
  • 4650.191 kilometers
  • 2510.902 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
  • 2882.281 miles
  • 4638.582 kilometers
  • 2504.634 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 Skagway Airport
City: Skagway, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SGY
ICAO Code: PAGY
Coordinates: 59°27′36″N, 135°18′57″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Skagway is 4 hours. Skagway is 4 hours behind New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EDT

Skagway, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 321 kg (708 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Skagway (SGY).

Distance:
2889
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2889

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