Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to New Orleans.
Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).
How far is New Orleans from Seattle?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and New Orleans. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2087.610 miles
- 3359.682 kilometers
- 1814.083 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
- 2085.418 miles
- 3356.154 kilometers
- 1812.178 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Seattle and New Orleans is 2 hours. New Orleans is 2 hours ahead of Seattle.
New Orleans, LA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 227 kg (501 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Seattle (BFI) → New Orleans (MSY).