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How far is New York, NY, from London?

The distance between London (London Heathrow Airport) and New York (New York LaGuardia Airport) is 3449 miles / 5551 kilometers / 2997 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 7 hours and 1 minutes.

London Heathrow Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport

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3449
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5551
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Distance from London to New York

There are several ways to calculate the distance from London to New York. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

How long does it take to fly from London to New York?

The estimated flight time from London Heathrow Airport to New York LaGuardia Airport is 7 hours and 1 minutes.

What is the time difference between London and New York?

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

Flight carbon footprint between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

On average, flying from London to New York generates about 388 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 388 kilograms equals 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