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Distance between Milwaukee, WI (MKE) and New Orleans, LA (MSY)

Flight distance from Milwaukee to New Orleans (Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport) is 903 miles / 1453 kilometers / 784 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 12 minutes.

Driving distance from Milwaukee (MKE) to New Orleans (MSY) is 999 miles / 1607 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 16 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

How far is New Orleans from Milwaukee?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 902.725 miles
  • 1452.794 kilometers
  • 784.446 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
  • 904.480 miles
  • 1455.620 kilometers
  • 785.972 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 Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport
City: Milwaukee, WI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MKE
ICAO Code: KMKE
Coordinates: 42°56′49″N, 87°53′47″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 Milwaukee and New Orleans.

Time Difference

Milwaukee, WI

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New Orleans, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 144 kg (317 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Milwaukee (MKE) → New Orleans (MSY).

Distance:
903
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
903

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