# Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Sitka, AK (SIT)

Flight distance from New York to Sitka (New York LaGuardia Airport – Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport) is 2900 miles / 4668 kilometers / 2520 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 59 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Sitka (SIT) is 3925 miles / 6317 kilometers and travel time by car is about 83 hours 18 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (SIT).

## How far is Sitka from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2900.368 miles
• 4667.690 kilometers
• 2520.351 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
• 2892.967 miles
• 4655.779 kilometers
• 2513.920 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
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

B Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport
City: Sitka, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: SIT
ICAO Code: PASI
Coordinates: 57°2′49″N, 135°21′43″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 322 kg (711 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Sitka (SIT).

Distance:
2900
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2900

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