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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

New Orleans, LA

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Champaign, IL

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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:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
702

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