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Wilmington to New Orleans Flights

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Selected fares from Wilmington to New Orleans

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
ILM MSY Fri, Feb 20 - Mon, Feb 23 $318
ILM MSY Mon, Jan 12 - Fri, Jan 30 $327
ILM MSY Mon, Jan 5 - Fri, Jan 9 $406

Wilmington and New Orleans airports and terminals

Airports in Wilmington NC, US
map of airports in Wilmington
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    New Hanover County (ILM)

    Distance from City Center: 3.7 miles

  • 2

    Albert J Ellis (OAJ)

    Distance from City Center: 43.6 miles

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Airports in New Orleans LA, US
map of airports in New Orleans
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    New Orleans Airport (MSY)

    Distance from City Center: 10.8 miles

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Featured New Orleans Airport Hotels

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Extended Stay America - New Orleans - Kenner

2 stars
3.1 / 5 23 reviews

2300 Veterans Blvd Map

At Extended Stay America, only 13 miles from NEW ORLEANS, guests find a friendly home away from home whether they stay a day, a week or a month.... More

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Days Inn New Orleans Airport

2 stars
3.2 / 5 91 reviews

1021 Airline Drive Map

The Days Inn New Orleans Airport Hotel is the closest hotel to the Louis Armstrong International Airport.... More

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Hilton New Orleans Airport

3 stars
3.8 / 5 44 reviews

901 Airline Drive Map

Park & Fly - Includes up to 3 days of parking

The Hilton New Orleans Airport hotel is located directly across from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in Kenner, Louisiana.... More

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La Quinta Inn & Suites New Orleans Airport

2 stars
3.9 / 5 115 reviews

2610 Williams Blvd Map

...Budget hotel near New Orleans airport with free breakfast, swimming pool.... More

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Comfort Suites Airport

2 stars
3.8 / 5 22 reviews

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Hotel located within 1 mile of New Orleans International Airport, featuring indoor/outdoor pool, indoor whirlpool, business center, meeting room, Jacuzzi suites, FREE parking.... More

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Econo Lodge Kenner

2 stars
2.2 / 5 39 reviews

2125 Veterans Boulevard Map

Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Kenner, just minutes from the New Orleans airport.... More

January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Wilmington to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 1 Wilmington (ILM) New Orleans (MSY) US Airways $439
Earn $4.39
Return Sun, Jan 4 New Orleans (MSY) Wilmington (ILM) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Wilmington to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jan 12 Wilmington (ILM) New Orleans (MSY) US Airways $321
Earn $3.21
Return Fri, Jan 30 New Orleans (MSY) Wilmington (ILM) US Airways
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Wilmington to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 20 Wilmington (ILM) New Orleans (MSY) US Airways $318
Earn $3.18
Return Mon, Feb 23 New Orleans (MSY) Wilmington (ILM) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Wilmington to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 20 Wilmington (ILM) New Orleans (MSY) US Airways $318
Earn $3.18
Return Mon, Feb 23 New Orleans (MSY) Wilmington (ILM) US Airways
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Wilmington to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 20 Wilmington (ILM) New Orleans (MSY) US Airways $379
Earn $3.79
Return Mon, Mar 23 New Orleans (MSY) Wilmington (ILM) US Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Wilmington to New Orleans

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 20 Wilmington (ILM) New Orleans (MSY) US Airways $379
Earn $3.79
Return Mon, Mar 23 New Orleans (MSY) Wilmington (ILM) US Airways
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Flights to New Orleans

Wilmington International Airport

If you're looking for cheap flights from Wilmington, the Orbitz.com website can help you find a flight that fits your budget. The Wilmington International Airport is located at 1740 Airport Boulevard, approximately 4 miles from downtown Wilmington. Three airlines service the airport: Allegiant, Delta and US Airways. The Orbitz.com website searches flights available from all the airlines and displays the options together, making it easy for you to find and book a cheap flight.

Parking and Transportation

If you need to leave your car at the airport while you travel, the airport has numerous parking options. The long-term parking lot and the credit card lot are the cheapest options. Both lots charge $9 per day. The airport also has a short-term lot that charges $15 for every 24 hours. The premium credit card lot charges $10 per day. You can also take a cab to the airport. Cab fares vary among cab companies. Dragon Limocab charges a flat rate of $15 from downtown Wilmington to the airport; however, Angel's Taxi LLC charges a $3 pickup fee and $2.10 per mile. If you need a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can reserve a rental car using the Orbitz.com website.

Dining at the Airport

The airport has two dining options: Tailwind Deli & Bar and the Gate Area Restaurant & Lounge. Both restaurants feature grab-and-go selections. However, if you want a hot meal, choose the Gate Area Restaurant & Bar. If you use the Orbitz.com website to find cheap flights from Wilmington, you won't have to worry about anything. All of your travel plans are taken care of, so you'll have time to eat before your flight.

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.

Flight schedule for flights from Wilmington to New Orleans on Fri, Dec 26, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA5049/AA2047 ILM 5:20 AM MSY 10:14 AM CR9/320 5hr 54min
American Airlines/US Airways AA5049/US2047 ILM 5:20 AM MSY 10:14 AM CR9/320 5hr 54min
US Airways/American Airlines US5049/AA2047 ILM 5:20 AM MSY 10:14 AM CR9/320 5hr 54min
US Airways/US Airways US5049/US2047 ILM 5:20 AM MSY 10:14 AM CR9/320 5hr 54min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA5082/AA2045 ILM 12:45 PM MSY 3:32 PM CR9/320 3hr 47min
American Airlines/US Airways AA5082/US2045 ILM 12:45 PM MSY 3:32 PM CR9/320 3hr 47min
US Airways/American Airlines US5082/AA2045 ILM 12:45 PM MSY 3:32 PM CR9/320 3hr 47min
US Airways/US Airways US5082/US2045 ILM 12:45 PM MSY 3:32 PM CR9/320 3hr 47min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA5082/AA1802 ILM 12:45 PM MSY 5:28 PM CR9/319 5hr 43min
American Airlines/US Airways AA5082/US1802 ILM 12:45 PM MSY 5:28 PM CR9/319 5hr 43min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA4438/AA1802 ILM 2:20 PM MSY 5:28 PM E75/319 4hr 8min
American Airlines/US Airways AA4438/US1802 ILM 2:20 PM MSY 5:28 PM E75/319 4hr 8min
US Airways/American Airlines US5082/AA1802 ILM 12:45 PM MSY 5:28 PM CR9/319 5hr 43min