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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and New York, NY (LGA)

Flight distance from New Orleans to New York (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport) is 1183 miles / 1904 kilometers / 1028 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to New York (LGA) is 1329 miles / 2139 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 27 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

How far is New York from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1183.262 miles
  • 1904.276 kilometers
  • 1028.227 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
  • 1182.701 miles
  • 1903.373 kilometers
  • 1027.739 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 New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

New Orleans, LA

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New York, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (354 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → New York (LGA).

Distance:
1183
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1183

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