The flight time from New York to New Orleans is 3 hours, 15 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves JFK New York, NY 3 minutes early.
22 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 44 minutes in the air
5 minutes taxiing in
Arrives MSY New Orleans, LA 13 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Reverse Journey

New Orleans to New York
2 hours, 50 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

3h 10m
3h 19m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



1182 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves New York 3 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 22 minutes
In the Air 164 minutes
Taxiing In 5 minutes
Arrives New Orleans 13 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 10 minutes. For example, from New York to New Orleans, JetBlue is 81% reliable, which means that JetBlue flights are on time 81% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
JetBlue 81% 16% 3%
Delta 80% 18% 2%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between New York and New Orleans, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
In the Air
Taxiing In
JetBlue 19 164 4 190
Delta 25 165 5 199

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
6am 0.84
7am 0.22
8am 0.37
9am 0.16
1pm 0.81
2pm 1.23
3pm 0.13
5pm 0.17
7pm 0.82
9pm 0.15

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to New Orleans that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 151
February 153
March 206
April 210
May 206
June 150
July 114
August 114
September 112
October 118
November 120
December 164

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from New York to New Orleans that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 5.2
Tuesday 5
Wednesday 5.2
Thursday 5.2
Friday 5.2
Saturday 4.3
Sunday 5

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Delta 20
JetBlue 15

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
In the Air
Taxi In
6am 16 164 4 187
7am 18 164 5 187
8am 27 165 5 200
9am 29 170 5 208
1pm 19 165 5 194
2pm 21 167 5 195
3pm 31 163 6 205
5pm 26 165 5 203
7pm 33 160 5 200
9pm 27 164 4 198
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.