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Distance between London (LHR) and New York, NY (LGA)

Flight distance from London to New York (London Heathrow Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport) is 3449 miles / 5551 kilometers / 2997 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 1 minutes.

London – New York

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3449
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5551
Kilometers
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2997
Nautical miles

How far is New York from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3449.364 miles
  • 5551.213 kilometers
  • 2997.415 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
  • 3440.090 miles
  • 5536.288 kilometers
  • 2989.356 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 London Heathrow Airport to New York LaGuardia Airport is 7 hours 1 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between London and New York is 5 hours. New York is 5 hours behind London.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from London to New York generates about 388 kg of CO2 per passenger, 388 kilograms is equal to 856 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from London to New York

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

Airport information

Origin London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W
Destination 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