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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Distance from New Orleans to Birmingham (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 321 miles / 516 kilometers / 279 nautical miles.

How far is Birmingham from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 320.929 miles
  • 516.486 kilometers
  • 278.880 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
  • 321.190 miles
  • 516.905 kilometers
  • 279.106 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between New Orleans and Birmingham.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 70 kg (154 pounds).

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 Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

Map

New Orleans to Birmingham flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Birmingham (BHM).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
321

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