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Distance between Seattle, WA (SEA) and New York, NY (LGA)

Flight distance from Seattle to New York (Seattle–Tacoma International Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport) is 2413 miles / 3883 kilometers / 2096 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (SEA) to New York (LGA) is 2903 miles / 4672 kilometers and travel time by car is about 51 hours 8 minutes.

Seattle – New York

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2413
Miles
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3883
Kilometers
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2096
Nautical miles

How far is New York from Seattle?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2412.578 miles
  • 3882.667 kilometers
  • 2096.473 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
  • 2406.288 miles
  • 3872.545 kilometers
  • 2091.007 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 Seattle–Tacoma International Airport to New York LaGuardia Airport is 5 hours 4 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Seattle and New York is 3 hours. New York is 3 hours ahead of Seattle.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Seattle to New York generates about 265 kg of CO2 per passenger, 265 kilograms is equal to 584 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

Shortest flight path between Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

Airport information

Origin Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″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