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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Seattle, WA (SEA)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Seattle (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Seattle–Tacoma International Airport) is 2086 miles / 3357 kilometers / 1812 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 26 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Seattle (SEA) is 2612 miles / 4203 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 29 minutes.

New Orleans – Seattle

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2086
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3357
Kilometers
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1812
Nautical miles

How far is Seattle from New Orleans?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2085.655 miles
  • 3356.536 kilometers
  • 1812.385 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
  • 2083.452 miles
  • 3352.991 kilometers
  • 1810.470 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to Seattle–Tacoma International Airport is 4 hours 26 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between New Orleans and Seattle is 2 hours. Seattle is 2 hours behind New Orleans.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from New Orleans to Seattle generates about 227 kg of CO2 per passenger, 227 kilograms is equal to 501 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from New Orleans to Seattle

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Seattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SEA
ICAO Code: KSEA
Coordinates: 47°26′56″N, 122°18′32″W