Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to New Orleans.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).
How far is New Orleans from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and New Orleans. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1670.268 miles
- 2688.036 kilometers
- 1451.423 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
- 1667.051 miles
- 2682.859 kilometers
- 1448.628 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).
|A||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City:||Los Angeles, CA|
|B||Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport|
|City:||New Orleans, LA|
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Los Angeles and New Orleans is 2 hours. New Orleans is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles, CA
New Orleans, LA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 191 kg (420 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → New Orleans (MSY).