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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Philadelphia (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Philadelphia International Airport) is 1088 miles / 1752 kilometers / 946 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 33 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Philadelphia (PHL) is 1223 miles / 1968 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 36 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

How far is Philadelphia from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1088.434 miles
  • 1751.665 kilometers
  • 945.823 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
  • 1087.950 miles
  • 1750.886 kilometers
  • 945.403 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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

New Orleans, LA

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Philadelphia, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (344 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Philadelphia (PHL).

Distance:
1088
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1088

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