# Distance between Memphis, TN (MEM) and New Orleans, LA (MSY)

Flight distance from Memphis to New Orleans (Memphis International Airport – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport) is 348 miles / 561 kilometers / 303 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Memphis (MEM) to New Orleans (MSY) is 379 miles / 610 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Memphis International Airport (MEM) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

## How far is New Orleans from Memphis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 348.302 miles
• 560.538 kilometers
• 302.666 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
• 349.237 miles
• 562.042 kilometers
• 303.479 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 Memphis International Airport
City: Memphis, TN
Country: United States
IATA Code: MEM
ICAO Code: KMEM
Coordinates: 35°2′32″N, 89°58′36″W

B Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City: New Orleans, LA
Country: 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 Memphis and New Orleans.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 76 kg (168 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Memphis (MEM) → New Orleans (MSY).

Distance:
348
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
348

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