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Distance between Honolulu, HI (HNL) and New Orleans, LA (MSY)

Flight distance from Honolulu to New Orleans (Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport) is 4205 miles / 6768 kilometers / 3654 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 8 hours 27 minutes.

Map of flight path from Honolulu to New Orleans.

Shortest flight path between Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

How far is New Orleans from Honolulu?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Honolulu and New Orleans. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4205.441 miles
  • 6768.002 kilometers
  • 3654.429 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
  • 4198.597 miles
  • 6756.987 kilometers
  • 3648.481 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 Honolulu Daniel K. Inouye International Airport
City: Honolulu, HI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HNL
ICAO Code: PHNL
Coordinates: 21°19′7″N, 157°55′19″W

B Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City: New Orleans, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSY
ICAO Code: KMSY
Coordinates: 29°59′36″N, 90°15′28″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Honolulu and New Orleans is 4 hours. New Orleans is 4 hours ahead of Honolulu.

Time Difference

Honolulu, HI

 HST

New Orleans, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 482 kg (1 063 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Honolulu (HNL) → New Orleans (MSY).

Distance:
4205
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4205

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