The flight distance from Houston, Mississippi to New Orleans, Louisiana is:

279 miles / 449 km

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Distance from Houston, MS to New Orleans, LA

The total distance from Houston, MS to New Orleans, LA is 279 miles.

This is equivalent to 449 kilometers or 242 nautical miles.

Your trip begins in Houston, Mississippi.
It ends in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Your flight direction from Houston, MS to New Orleans, LA is South (-167 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from Houston, MS to New Orleans, LA. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies"). It uses the great circle formula to compute the total travel mileage.

Houston, Mississippi

City: Houston
State: Mississippi
Country: United States
Category: cities

New Orleans, Louisiana

City: New Orleans
State: Louisiana
Country: United States
Category: cities

Flight distance calculator

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