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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Los Angeles, CA (LAX)

Distance from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport is 1670 miles / 2688 kilometers / 1451 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1670.268 miles
  • 2688.036 kilometers
  • 1451.423 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
  • 1667.051 miles
  • 2682.859 kilometers
  • 1448.628 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 3 hours 39 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New Orleans and Los Angeles is 2 hours. Los Angeles is 2 hours behind New Orleans.

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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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

Map

Flight map from New Orleans to Los Angeles.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Los Angeles (LAX).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1670

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