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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Phoenix, AZ (PHX)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Phoenix (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport) is 1300 miles / 2093 kilometers / 1130 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 57 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Phoenix (PHX) is 1509 miles / 2428 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 48 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

How far is Phoenix from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1300.472 miles
  • 2092.908 kilometers
  • 1130.080 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
  • 1298.028 miles
  • 2088.974 kilometers
  • 1127.956 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
City: Phoenix, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHX
ICAO Code: KPHX
Coordinates: 33°26′3″N, 112°0′43″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New Orleans and Phoenix is 1 hour. Phoenix is 1 hour behind New Orleans.

Time Difference

New Orleans, LA

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Phoenix, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 167 kg (368 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Phoenix (PHX).

Distance:
1300
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1300

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