How far is New Orleans from Houston?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Houston and New Orleans. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 302.492 miles
- 486.813 kilometers
- 262.858 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
- 301.913 miles
- 485.882 kilometers
- 262.355 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).
Estimated flight time from William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is 1 hour 4 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Houston and New Orleans.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (147 pounds).
Houston to New Orleans flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Houston (HOU) → New Orleans (MSY).