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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Houston, TX (HOU)

Distance from New Orleans to Houston (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Houston William P. Hobby Airport) is 302 miles / 487 kilometers / 263 nautical miles.

How far is Houston from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 302.492 miles
  • 486.813 kilometers
  • 262.858 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
  • 301.913 miles
  • 485.882 kilometers
  • 262.355 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between New Orleans and Houston.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (147 pounds).

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 Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″W

New Orleans to Houston flight path

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Houston (HOU).

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Air miles:
302
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
302

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