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More About Flying To New Orleans from Pensacola

Route Information for Flights from Pensacola to New Orleans

Origin Airport IATA Code VPS
Destination Airport IATA Code MSY
Distance 185 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Southwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 4:20AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 4:20AM UTC

Flights from Pensacola to New Orleans

Pensacola Airport Information

Use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from Pensacola and choose from any of the major domestic airlines that service the airport, including AirTran, US Airways Express, American Eagle, United, Delta and Delta Connection. Pensacola International Airport serves Florida's greater Pensacola region from its central location just five miles north of the downtown area. Getting to the airport from the city is easy by taking 9th Avenue to 12th Avenue to Airport Boulevard.

Airport Parking in Pensacola

You have three parking options at the Pensacola airport. Surface lots are located within easy walking distance of the terminal, with a maximum rate of $8.50 per day. Overflow parking is available in the shuttle lot for the same $8.50-per-day rate, and the airport offers free shuttle service to take you back and forth to the terminal from your car. Covered garage parking is also available for $10.50 per day

Ground Transportation in Pensacola

The most economical way to get to the airport from the city is via a share-a-ride shuttle or taxi. Reserve your shuttle in advance to get to the airport on time. The city of Pensacola sets standard taxi rates, so you should be charged the same amount no matter what cab company you choose. Expect to pay $2 for the first 1/9th mile and $.25 for each additional 1/9th mile, with an $11 minimum fare. Save enough money to hire a private car service when you use Orbitz.com to purchase discount air tickets.

Restaurants in the Pensacola Airport

There is only one full bar and sit-down restaurant inside the Pensacola airport. Varona's Restaurant is located in the public area before the security checkpoint. Once you have entered the post-security gate areas, your purchases are limited to grab-and-go snacks and beverages. If you are about to embark on a long flight, you might want to consider stopping at one of the full-service restaurants just outside of the airport, such as Bonefish Grill on 12th Avenue or O'Brien's Bistro on Bayou Boulevard. Enjoy your travels, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you want to find cheap flights from Pensacola.

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

Use Orbitz.com to help you find cheap flights to New Orleans. Louis Armstrong International Airport is the major airport that serves the city. It is located 10 miles west of downtown New Orleans in the city of Kenner, Louisiana. The airport services over 8.5 million passengers each year. Louis Armstrong International Airport is a hub for American Airlines, JetBlue, Delta, and Southwest Airlines. To get low fares, use Orbitz.com when booking a flight to New Orleans.

Transportation at Louis Armstrong International Airport

Louis Armstrong International Airport has several transportation and parking options for visitors. The airport offers over 3,000 parking spaces for both short-term and long-term parking. Rates for short-term parking start at $2 an hour, and long-term parking prices are as low as $13 a day. Ground transportation includes airport shuttles, Amtrak, taxis, and public transportation. Taxi cabs from the airport to the city's center usually charge a flat rate of $33 per person.

Weather in New Orleans

New Orleans generally has a subtropical climate. Winters are usually very cool, with temperatures averaging 50 degrees. Pack light sweaters and coats. Spring and fall tend to be pleasant, with temperatures averaging 79 degrees. Summers can get very hot and humid, with temperatures reaching as high as 95 degrees. Be alert when travelling to New Orleans during hurricane season, which lasts from August to November.

Popular Attractions in New Orleans

New Orleans is home to a plethora of tourist attractions. Visitors to the city can tour the historic French Quarter and Garden District, which both offer sightseeing tours, as well as fantastic shopping. Audubon Park is another popular attraction. Its lush greenery stretches across Uptown New Orleans, right across the street from Tulane and Loyola Universities. If you are visiting during Mardi Gras season, which starts in February, you can watch a variety of parades traveling from Uptown New Orleans to the French Quarter. You can book cheap flights to New Orleans with the help of Orbitz.com.

Flights from Pensacola to New Orleans - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Pensacola to New Orleans now?

If you're wondering about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when traveling by plane from Pensacola to New Orleans, check out our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

What is the shortest flight from Pensacola to New Orleans?

It can take just 2 hours and 36 minutes to get from Pensacola Airport to New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.). Sit back and enjoy those window views, because you'll be walking through arrivals in a heartbeat.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to New Orleans?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to New Orleans have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to New Orleans with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to New Orleans without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

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