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Distance between New York, NY (LGA) and New Orleans, LA (MSY)

Flight distance from New York to New Orleans (New York LaGuardia Airport – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport) is 1183 miles / 1904 kilometers / 1028 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from New York (LGA) to New Orleans (MSY) is 1326 miles / 2134 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 24 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

How far is New Orleans from New York?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1183.262 miles
  • 1904.276 kilometers
  • 1028.227 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
  • 1182.701 miles
  • 1903.373 kilometers
  • 1027.739 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 New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″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 New York and New Orleans is 1 hour. New Orleans is 1 hour behind New York.

Time Difference

New York, NY

 EST

New Orleans, LA

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (354 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New York (LGA) → New Orleans (MSY).

Distance:
1183
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1183

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