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

Distance from San Francisco International Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans 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

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New Orleans, LA

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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

Flight map from San Francisco to New Orleans.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

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

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1911

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