Map of flight path and driving directions from New Orleans to Los Angeles.
Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
How far is Los Angeles from New Orleans?
There are several ways to calculate distances between New Orleans and Los Angeles. Here are two common 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 – the shortest distance between two points).
|A||Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport|
|City:||New Orleans, LA|
|B||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City:||Los Angeles, CA|
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.
New Orleans, LA
Los Angeles, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 191 kg (420 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
New Orleans (MSY) → Los Angeles (LAX).