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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Fort Myers, FL (RSW)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Fort Myers (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Southwest Florida International Airport) is 570 miles / 918 kilometers / 496 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 34 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Fort Myers (RSW) is 800 miles / 1287 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 36 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW).

How far is Fort Myers from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 570.231 miles
  • 917.697 kilometers
  • 495.517 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
  • 569.685 miles
  • 916.820 kilometers
  • 495.043 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 Southwest Florida International Airport
City: Fort Myers, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RSW
ICAO Code: KRSW
Coordinates: 26°32′10″N, 81°45′18″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

New Orleans, LA

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Fort Myers, FL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 109 kg (240 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Fort Myers (RSW).

Distance:
570
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
570

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