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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and New Orleans, LA (MSY)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to New Orleans (Palm Beach International Airport – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport) is 659 miles / 1061 kilometers / 573 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 44 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to New Orleans (MSY) is 811 miles / 1305 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 48 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to New Orleans.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

How far is New Orleans from West Palm Beach?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 659.473 miles
  • 1061.319 kilometers
  • 573.066 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
  • 658.650 miles
  • 1059.995 kilometers
  • 572.351 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between West Palm Beach and New Orleans is 1 hour. New Orleans is 1 hour behind West Palm Beach.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

 EST

New Orleans, LA

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 120 kg (264 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → New Orleans (MSY).

Distance:
659
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
659

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