Air Miles Calculator

Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and New Orleans, LA (MSY)

Distance from San Francisco to New Orleans (Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport – San Francisco International Airport) is 1911 miles / 3075 kilometers / 1660 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1910.689 miles
  • 3074.956 kilometers
  • 1660.344 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
  • 1907.250 miles
  • 3069.421 kilometers
  • 1657.355 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is 4 hours 7 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and New Orleans is 2 hours. New Orleans is 2 hours ahead of San Francisco.

Time Difference

San Francisco
New Orleans

San Francisco, CA

 PDT

New Orleans, LA

 CDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 220 kg (485 pounds).

Airport information


A San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″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

Map

San Francisco to New Orleans flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

San Francisco (SFO) → New Orleans (MSY).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
1911
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1911

Round trip?