Find Cheap Flights from Atlanta (ATL) to New Orleans (MSY)

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Atlanta to New Orleans Route Information

Travel Distance:424 Miles
Airlines Flying This Route:Spirit Airlines
Weekly Flights:44
Avg. Flight Duration:01.26 Hours

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Airports in Atlanta

The state capital of US state of Georgia, Atlanta is served by two airports. They are Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and DeKalb-Peachtree Airport.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (or the Atlanta Airport or Hartsfield-Jackson) is located 7 miles away from Atlanta's central business district. Some part of it is situated among some unincorporated areas in Fulton and Clayton counties and the remaining is situated within the city limits of Atlanta. The airport offers scheduled flight connectivity to almost all parts of the US and several major destinations worldwide. The airport is properly connected to all parts of the city through a consistent network of roadways, the airport’s own metro service, car rental services and ATL SkyTrain. Another airport serving the city of Atlanta is DeKalb-Peachtree Airport. It is in the city of Chamblee and serves only domestic flights.

Explore New Orleans

Famous for the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812, New Orleans is the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana and a major port in the US. The city is a hotbed of French and Spanish Creole architecture and culinary arts, and is also the birthplace of Jazz music. The city gets top marks for its annual celebrations of Mardi Gras festival. For those interested in the city’s architecture, New Orleans features a large number of shotgun and the bungalow style houses in addition to Creole cottages and American townhouses.

Things to do in New Orleans

Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans

The holiday of Mardi Gras is an annual, two-week-long celebration in New Orleans. It runs two weeks before and through Shrove Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday and features one major parade every day. The best of these parades is reserved for last 5 days as the city is immersed in masquerade balls.

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (or Jazz Fest)

The Jazz Fest is a popular daytime music event celebrated between the last weekend of April and first weekend of May. It features music performances of several other music genres too but is focused on Jazz music. A major tourist attraction, it makes the city richer by nearly USD 300 million every year.

Jackson Square

Jackson Square is a historic park in the French Quarter of New Orleans. It is etched in the history of the US because it is where Louisiana was acceded to the country’s map after the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. The square’s northern side features three 18th-century colonial-era buildings, none more famous than the St. Louis Cathedral that was designated as a minor Basilica by Pope Paul VI.

Best Time to Fly to New Orleans

The best time to fly to New Orleans is from February to May. During this time, the temperature is at 70 to 80 deg F, and city celebrates Mardi Gras, French Quarter Festival, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and New Orleans Wine & Food Experience during this period.