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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Bridgeport, CT (BDR)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Bridgeport (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Sikorsky Memorial Airport) is 1231 miles / 1980 kilometers / 1069 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 49 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Bridgeport (BDR) is 1379 miles / 2220 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Sikorsky Memorial Airport (BDR).

How far is Bridgeport from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1230.529 miles
  • 1980.345 kilometers
  • 1069.301 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
  • 1229.905 miles
  • 1979.340 kilometers
  • 1068.758 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 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

B Sikorsky Memorial Airport
City: Bridgeport, CT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BDR
ICAO Code: KBDR
Coordinates: 41°9′48″N, 73°7′34″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New Orleans and Bridgeport is 1 hour. Bridgeport is 1 hour ahead of New Orleans.

Time Difference

New Orleans, LA

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Bridgeport, CT

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (359 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Bridgeport (BDR).

Distance:
1231
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1231

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