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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Grand Canyon, AZ (GCN)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Grand Canyon (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Grand Canyon National Park Airport) is 1333 miles / 2145 kilometers / 1158 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Grand Canyon (GCN) is 1542 miles / 2481 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 50 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Grand Canyon National Park Airport (GCN).

How far is Grand Canyon from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1332.693 miles
  • 2144.762 kilometers
  • 1158.079 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
  • 1330.484 miles
  • 2141.206 kilometers
  • 1156.159 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 Grand Canyon National Park Airport
City: Grand Canyon, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GCN
ICAO Code: KGCN
Coordinates: 35°57′8″N, 112°8′49″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New Orleans and Grand Canyon is 1 hour. Grand Canyon is 1 hour behind New Orleans.

Time Difference

New Orleans, LA

 CST

Grand Canyon, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 169 kg (372 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Grand Canyon (GCN).

Distance:
1333
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1333

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