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Distance between Fort Myers, FL (RSW) and New York, NY (LGA)

Flight distance from Fort Myers to New York (Southwest Florida International Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport) is 1080 miles / 1739 kilometers / 939 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Fort Myers (RSW) to New York (LGA) is 1271 miles / 2046 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 40 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

How far is New York from Fort Myers?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1080.361 miles
  • 1738.673 kilometers
  • 938.808 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
  • 1082.183 miles
  • 1741.605 kilometers
  • 940.391 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 Southwest Florida International Airport
City: Fort Myers, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RSW
ICAO Code: KRSW
Coordinates: 26°32′10″N, 81°45′18″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Fort Myers and New York.

Time Difference

Fort Myers, FL

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New York, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (343 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fort Myers (RSW) → New York (LGA).

Distance:
1080
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1080

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