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Distance between Harlingen, TX (HRL) and New Orleans, LA (MSY)

Flight distance from Harlingen to New Orleans (Valley International Airport – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport) is 521 miles / 838 kilometers / 452 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Harlingen (HRL) to New Orleans (MSY) is 665 miles / 1070 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 7 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Harlingen to New Orleans.

Shortest flight path between Valley International Airport (HRL) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

How far is New Orleans from Harlingen?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 520.534 miles
  • 837.718 kilometers
  • 452.332 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
  • 520.242 miles
  • 837.249 kilometers
  • 452.078 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 Valley International Airport
City: Harlingen, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HRL
ICAO Code: KHRL
Coordinates: 26°13′42″N, 97°39′15″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

There is no time difference between Harlingen and New Orleans.

Time Difference

Harlingen, TX

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New Orleans, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 102 kg (224 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Harlingen (HRL) → New Orleans (MSY).

Distance:
521
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
521

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