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

Flight 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. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 7 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to San Francisco (SFO) is 2217 miles / 3568 kilometers and travel time by car is about 39 hours 39 minutes.

1911
Miles
3075
Kilometers
1660
Nautical miles
4 h 7 min
209 kg

## How far is San Francisco 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)
• 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).

## How long does it take to fly from New Orleans to San Francisco?

Estimated flight time from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to San Francisco International Airport is 4 hours 7 minutes.

## What is the time difference between New Orleans and San Francisco?

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

## Flight carbon footprint between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

On average flying from New Orleans to San Francisco generates about 209 kg of CO2 per passenger, 209 kilograms is equal to 461 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 San Francisco

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

## Airport information

Origin Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City: New Orleans, LA
Country: United States
IATA Code: MSY
ICAO Code: KMSY
Coordinates: 29°59′36″N, 90°15′28″W
Destination San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W