# Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Detroit (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 926 miles / 1490 kilometers / 805 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 15 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Detroit (DTW) is 1061 miles / 1707 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 32 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

## How far is Detroit from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 926.009 miles
• 1490.267 kilometers
• 804.680 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
• 927.256 miles
• 1492.274 kilometers
• 805.763 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 Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 146 kg (321 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
926
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
926

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