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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and New Orleans, LA (MSY)

Distance from Rochester to New Orleans (Rochester International Airport – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport) is 967 miles / 1557 kilometers / 841 nautical miles.

How far is New Orleans from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 967.437 miles
  • 1556.938 kilometers
  • 840.679 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
  • 969.260 miles
  • 1559.872 kilometers
  • 842.263 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Rochester International Airport (RST) to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is 2 hours 19 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Rochester and New Orleans.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (328 pounds).

Airport information


A Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RST
ICAO Code: KRST
Coordinates: 43°54′29″N, 92°30′0″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

Rochester to New Orleans flight path

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → New Orleans (MSY).

Elite level bonus (%):
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Air miles:
967
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
967

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