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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and West Palm Beach, FL (PBI)

Flight distance from New Orleans to West Palm Beach (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Palm Beach International Airport) is 659 miles / 1061 kilometers / 573 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 44 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to West Palm Beach (PBI) is 810 miles / 1303 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 46 minutes.

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

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

How far is West Palm Beach from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 659.473 miles
  • 1061.319 kilometers
  • 573.066 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
  • 658.650 miles
  • 1059.995 kilometers
  • 572.351 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New Orleans and West Palm Beach is 1 hour. West Palm Beach is 1 hour ahead of New Orleans.

Time Difference

New Orleans, LA

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West Palm Beach, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 120 kg (264 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → West Palm Beach (PBI).

Distance:
659
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
659

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