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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Long Beach, CA (LGB)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Long Beach (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Long Beach Airport) is 1655 miles / 2664 kilometers / 1438 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 38 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Long Beach (LGB) is 1883 miles / 3030 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Long Beach Airport (LGB).

How far is Long Beach from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1655.328 miles
  • 2663.992 kilometers
  • 1438.440 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
  • 1652.135 miles
  • 2658.854 kilometers
  • 1435.666 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 Long Beach Airport
City: Long Beach, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGB
ICAO Code: KLGB
Coordinates: 33°49′3″N, 118°9′7″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New Orleans and Long Beach is 2 hours. Long Beach is 2 hours behind New Orleans.

Time Difference

New Orleans, LA

 CST

Long Beach, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 190 kg (418 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Long Beach (LGB).

Distance:
1655
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1655

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