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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Santa Ana, CA (SNA)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Santa Ana (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Orange County John Wayne Airport) is 1639 miles / 2637 kilometers / 1424 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Santa Ana (SNA) is 1867 miles / 3005 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Orange County John Wayne Airport (SNA).

How far is Santa Ana from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1638.743 miles
  • 2637.301 kilometers
  • 1424.029 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
  • 1635.578 miles
  • 2632.208 kilometers
  • 1421.278 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 Orange County John Wayne Airport
City: Santa Ana, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SNA
ICAO Code: KSNA
Coordinates: 33°40′32″N, 117°52′4″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New Orleans and Santa Ana is 2 hours. Santa Ana is 2 hours behind New Orleans.

Time Difference

New Orleans, LA

 CST

Santa Ana, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 188 kg (415 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Santa Ana (SNA).

Distance:
1639
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1639

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