# Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Sarasota, FL (SRQ)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Sarasota (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Sarasota–Bradenton International Airport) is 501 miles / 806 kilometers / 435 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Sarasota (SRQ) is 718 miles / 1156 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 16 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Sarasota–Bradenton International Airport (SRQ).

## How far is Sarasota from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 500.687 miles
• 805.778 kilometers
• 435.085 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
• 500.073 miles
• 804.789 kilometers
• 434.551 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
IATA Code: MSY
ICAO Code: KMSY
Coordinates: 29°59′36″N, 90°15′28″W

City: Sarasota, FL
Country: United States
IATA Code: SRQ
ICAO Code: KSRQ
Coordinates: 27°23′43″N, 82°33′15″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New Orleans and Sarasota is 1 hour. Sarasota is 1 hour ahead of New Orleans.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (218 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Sarasota (SRQ).

Distance:
501
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
501

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