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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and San Francisco, CA (SFO)

Distance from New Orleans to San Francisco (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 1911 miles / 3075 kilometers / 1660 nautical miles.

How far is San Francisco from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1910.689 miles
  • 3074.956 kilometers
  • 1660.344 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
  • 1907.250 miles
  • 3069.421 kilometers
  • 1657.355 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 (MSY) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is 4 hours 7 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New Orleans and San Francisco is 2 hours. San Francisco is 2 hours behind New Orleans.

Time Difference

New Orleans
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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 211 kg (465 pounds).

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 San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W

Map

New Orleans to San Francisco flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → San Francisco (SFO).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1911

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