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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Gainesville, FL (GNV)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Gainesville (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Gainesville Regional Airport) is 480 miles / 772 kilometers / 417 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Gainesville (GNV) is 544 miles / 875 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 26 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV).

How far is Gainesville from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 479.919 miles
  • 772.354 kilometers
  • 417.038 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
  • 478.990 miles
  • 770.859 kilometers
  • 416.231 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 Gainesville Regional Airport
City: Gainesville, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GNV
ICAO Code: KGNV
Coordinates: 29°41′24″N, 82°16′18″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

New Orleans, LA

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Gainesville, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 96 kg (211 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Gainesville (GNV).

Distance:
480
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
480

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