# How far is New Orleans, LA, from Detroit, MI?

The distance between Detroit (Detroit Metropolitan Airport) and New Orleans (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport) is 926 miles / 1490 kilometers / 805 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to New Orleans (MSY) is 1060 miles / 1706 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 19 hours 45 minutes.

926
Miles
1490
Kilometers
805
Nautical miles
2 h 15 min
146 kg

## Distance from Detroit to New Orleans

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Detroit to New Orleans. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Detroit to New Orleans?

The estimated flight time from Detroit Metropolitan Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Detroit and New Orleans?

The time difference between Detroit and New Orleans is 1 hour. New Orleans is 1 hour behind Detroit.

## Flight carbon footprint between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)

On average, flying from Detroit to New Orleans generates about 146 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 146 kilograms equals 321 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Detroit to New Orleans

See the map of the shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

## Airport information

Origin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W
Destination Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City: New Orleans, LA
Country: United States
IATA Code: MSY
ICAO Code: KMSY
Coordinates: 29°59′36″N, 90°15′28″W