Distance from Houston to New Orleans

Distance is 512 kilometers or 318 miles or 277 nautical miles

The distance is the theoretical air distance (great circle distance). Flying between the two locations' airports can be a different distance, depending on airport location and actual route chosen.

Map - Shortest path between Houston and New Orleans

Map - Shortest path between Houston and New Orleans
  • Location for Houston
  • Location for New Orleans
The map is using a projection that makes land and oceans much wider near the south and north poles. The heading/course/bearing during a flight varies in most cases. Map based on image from NASA.

Heading from Houston

Latitude: 29° 45' North
Longitude: 95° 22' West
Initial heading:86.3°EastEast
Final heading:88.9°EastEast

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Heading from New Orleans

Latitude: 29° 57' North
Longitude: 90° 04' West
Initial heading:268.9°WestWest
Final heading:266.3°WestWest

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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
Houston (U.S.A. - Texas)Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 9:17:55 PM
New Orleans (U.S.A. - Louisiana)Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 9:17:55 PM

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