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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and Sydney (YQY)

Flight distance from New York to Sydney (New York LaGuardia Airport – Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport) is 787 miles / 1266 kilometers / 684 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 59 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to Sydney (YQY) is 1028 miles / 1654 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 40 minutes.

New York – Sydney

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787
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1266
Kilometers
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684
Nautical miles

How far is Sydney from New York?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 786.709 miles
  • 1266.085 kilometers
  • 683.631 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
  • 785.207 miles
  • 1263.669 kilometers
  • 682.326 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from New York to Sydney is 1 hour 59 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New York and Sydney is 1 hour. Sydney is 1 hour ahead of New York.

New York time to Sydney time converter

Time in New York: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Sydney: 00:00

Current local times

New York, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from New York to Sydney generates about 134 kg of CO2 per passenger, 134 kilograms is equal to 294 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New York to Sydney

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport (YQY).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport
City: Sydney
Country: Canada Flag of Canada
IATA Code: YQY
ICAO Code: CYQY
Coordinates: 46°9′41″N, 60°2′52″W