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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 48 hours 4 minutes.

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).

How far is New York from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and New York. 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).

Airport information


A 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

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

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

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

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New York, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 265 kg (584 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (SEA) → New York (LGA).

Distance:
2413
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2413

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