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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Mexicali (MXL)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Mexicali (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Mexicali International Airport) is 1485 miles / 2391 kilometers / 1291 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Mexicali (MXL) is 1689 miles / 2718 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 51 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Mexicali International Airport (MXL).

How far is Mexicali from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1485.463 miles
  • 2390.620 kilometers
  • 1290.832 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
  • 1482.570 miles
  • 2385.965 kilometers
  • 1288.318 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 Mexicali International Airport
City: Mexicali
Country: Mexico Flag of Mexico
IATA Code: MXL
ICAO Code: MMML
Coordinates: 32°37′50″N, 115°14′31″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

New Orleans, LA

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Mexicali

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 179 kg (394 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Mexicali (MXL).

Distance:
1485
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1485

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