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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Wales, AK (WAA)

Flight distance from New York to Wales (New York LaGuardia Airport – Wales Airport (Alaska)) is 3819 miles / 6145 kilometers / 3318 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 43 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Wales (WAA) is 5128 miles / 8253 kilometers and travel time by car is about 177 hours 13 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Wales Airport (Alaska) (WAA).

How far is Wales from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3818.589 miles
  • 6145.423 kilometers
  • 3318.263 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
  • 3808.337 miles
  • 6128.924 kilometers
  • 3309.354 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 Wales Airport (Alaska)
City: Wales, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: WAA
ICAO Code: PAIW
Coordinates: 65°37′21″N, 168°5′42″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EDT

Wales, AK

 AKDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 434 kg (956 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → Wales (WAA).

Distance:
3819
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3819

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