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Distance between Sioux City, IA (SUX) and New Orleans, LA (MSY)

Flight distance from Sioux City to New Orleans (Sioux Gateway Airport – Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport) is 921 miles / 1482 kilometers / 800 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Sioux City (SUX) to New Orleans (MSY) is 1125 miles / 1811 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 47 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Sioux Gateway Airport (SUX) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

How far is New Orleans from Sioux City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 920.898 miles
  • 1482.042 kilometers
  • 800.239 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
  • 922.267 miles
  • 1484.245 kilometers
  • 801.428 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 Sioux Gateway Airport
City: Sioux City, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SUX
ICAO Code: KSUX
Coordinates: 42°24′9″N, 96°23′3″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

There is no time difference between Sioux City and New Orleans.

Time Difference

Sioux City, IA

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New Orleans, LA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 145 kg (320 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sioux City (SUX) → New Orleans (MSY).

Distance:
921
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
921

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