Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to New Orleans.
Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).
How far is New Orleans from Detroit?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Detroit and New Orleans. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 926.009 miles
- 1490.267 kilometers
- 804.680 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
- 927.256 miles
- 1492.274 kilometers
- 805.763 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).
|A||Detroit Metropolitan Airport|
|B||Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport|
|City:||New Orleans, LA|
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Detroit and New Orleans is 1 hour. New Orleans is 1 hour behind Detroit.
New Orleans, LA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 146 kg (321 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Detroit (DTW) → New Orleans (MSY).