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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Santa Ana, CA (SNA)

Flight distance from New York to Santa Ana (New York LaGuardia Airport – Orange County John Wayne Airport) is 2449 miles / 3941 kilometers / 2128 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Santa Ana (SNA) is 2797 miles / 4502 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA).

How far is Santa Ana from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2448.687 miles
  • 3940.781 kilometers
  • 2127.851 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
  • 2443.379 miles
  • 3932.238 kilometers
  • 2123.238 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 Orange County John Wayne Airport
City: Santa Ana, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SNA
ICAO Code: KSNA
Coordinates: 33°40′32″N, 117°52′4″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Santa Ana is 3 hours. Santa Ana is 3 hours behind New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

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Santa Ana, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 269 kg (593 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Santa Ana (SNA).

Distance:
2449
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2449

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