# Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Champaign, IL (CMI)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Champaign (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – University of Illinois Willard Airport) is 702 miles / 1129 kilometers / 610 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 49 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Champaign (CMI) is 777 miles / 1251 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 21 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and University of Illinois Willard Airport (CMI).

## How far is Champaign from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 701.505 miles
• 1128.962 kilometers
• 609.591 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
• 703.026 miles
• 1131.410 kilometers
• 610.913 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
IATA Code: MSY
ICAO Code: KMSY
Coordinates: 29°59′36″N, 90°15′28″W

B University of Illinois Willard Airport
City: Champaign, IL
Country: United States
IATA Code: CMI
ICAO Code: KCMI
Coordinates: 40°2′21″N, 88°16′41″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between New Orleans and Champaign.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 125 kg (275 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Champaign (CMI).

Distance:
702
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
702

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