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Distance between New Orleans, LA (MSY) and Tucson, AZ (TUS)

Flight distance from New Orleans to Tucson (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – Tucson International Airport) is 1233 miles / 1985 kilometers / 1072 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from New Orleans (MSY) to Tucson (TUS) is 1392 miles / 2240 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Tucson International Airport (TUS).

How far is Tucson from New Orleans?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1233.465 miles
  • 1985.070 kilometers
  • 1071.852 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
  • 1231.075 miles
  • 1981.223 kilometers
  • 1069.775 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 Tucson International Airport
City: Tucson, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TUS
ICAO Code: KTUS
Coordinates: 32°6′57″N, 110°56′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between New Orleans and Tucson is 1 hour. Tucson is 1 hour behind New Orleans.

Time Difference

New Orleans, LA

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Tucson, AZ

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (359 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

New Orleans (MSY) → Tucson (TUS).

Distance:
1233
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1233

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