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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and New Orleans, LA (MSY)

Distance from Houston to New Orleans (William P. Hobby Airport – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport) is 302 miles / 487 kilometers / 263 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

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.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (147 pounds).

Airport information


A William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″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

Map

Houston to New Orleans flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → New Orleans (MSY).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
302

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