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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Lancaster, PA (LNS)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Lancaster (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)) is 1053 miles / 1695 kilometers / 915 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 29 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Lancaster (LNS) is 1187 miles / 1911 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 49 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) (LNS).

How far is Lancaster from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1052.977 miles
  • 1694.602 kilometers
  • 915.012 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
  • 1052.724 miles
  • 1694.195 kilometers
  • 914.792 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 Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)
City: Lancaster, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNS
ICAO Code: KLNS
Coordinates: 40°7′18″N, 76°17′45″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

New Orleans, LA

 CST

Lancaster, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 154 kg (340 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Lancaster (LNS).

Distance:
1053
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1053

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