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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Springfield, IL (SPI)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Springfield (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport) is 680 miles / 1094 kilometers / 591 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 47 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Springfield (SPI) is 769 miles / 1237 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 20 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI).

How far is Springfield from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 679.851 miles
  • 1094.114 kilometers
  • 590.774 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
  • 681.407 miles
  • 1096.618 kilometers
  • 592.126 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 Springfield Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
City: Springfield, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SPI
ICAO Code: KSPI
Coordinates: 39°50′38″N, 89°40′40″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between New Orleans and Springfield.

Time Difference

New Orleans, LA

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Springfield, IL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 122 kg (270 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Springfield (SPI).

Distance:
680
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
680

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