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Travelers usually depart from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, or New Orleans, LA-Charles Poydras when they travel from New Orleans to Washington, D.C.. Book your trip to arrive at Baltimore–Washington International, Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington, DC - Union Station, or Washington DC - Parking Convention Center DC. The distance between New Orleans and Washington, D.C. is 1537 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and Frontier Airlines. New Orleans and Washington, D.C. have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Washington, D.C., consider visiting Lincoln Memorial, Independence National Historical Park, PA, USA, and National Mall.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

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Most travelers from New Orleans, MSY can enter Baltimore, BWI.

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from New Orleans to Washington, D.C.?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between New Orleans and Washington, D.C. takes around 2.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between New Orleans and Washington, D.C.?
The flight distance between New Orleans and Washington, D.C. is 1537 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between New Orleans and Washington, D.C.?
Several carriers operate flights between New Orleans and Washington, D.C.. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from New Orleans?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New Orleans and Denver, Philadelphia, Orlando, San Francisco, Raleigh, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Austin, New York, London, Paris, Cincinnati, Phoenix, Chicago, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, San Diego, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Portland.
What are the most popular routes to and from Washington, D.C.?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Washington, D.C. and Denver, San Francisco, Orlando, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Austin, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, London, Fort Lauderdale, Chicago, San Diego, Houston, Seattle, Boston, Paris, Dallas, Tampa, Miami.
What airports are near New Orleans?
The main airport in New Orleans is Louis Armstrong New Orleans International. It is also served by Louis Armstrong New Orleans International, Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Gulfport–Biloxi International, Lafayette Regional, Mobile Regional, Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional, Mobile Downtown Airport.
What airports are near Washington, D.C.?
The main airport in Washington, D.C. is Baltimore–Washington International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Richmond International, Norfolk International, Trenton–Mercer, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Atlantic City International, Lancaster, Altoona–Blair County, Hagerstown Regional.
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