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|Origin Airport IATA Code||ORL|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||MSY|
|Direct Flight Airlines||Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines|
|Earliest Flight Arrival||12:00PM UTC|
|Latest Flight Arrival||3:09AM UTC|
When you fly from Orlando to New Orleans, you'll depart from Orlando International Airport (MCO) and arrive at your destination in about one hour and 22 minutes. Upon arrival, you'll be joyfully overwhelmed by the smells of gumbo and the sounds of jazz music. Although New Orleans is a modern city, it still retains much of its French history.
If you visit during football season and have tickets, you might watch the NFL's New Orleans Saints play a home game at the Superdome. If you're into the arts, enjoy the New Orleans Opera at the Theatre for the Performing Arts. Louis Armstrong Park is located near the French Quarter in the Treme neighborhood. This is home to the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park and Congo Square.
Major highways in New Orleans include Interstate 10, Interstate 610 and the Lake Ponchartrain Causeway. The main airport is Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY). Major annual events include Mardi Gras in February, which is the city's version of Carnival. It features Fat Tuesday on the day and night before the start of Lent. Daytime highs in New Orleans range from 85 to 90 degrees with high humidity between May and September. Temperatures tend to stay close to 65 degrees between December and February.
With the flight from SFB to MSY taking a minimum of 3 hours and 33 minutes, you'll have plenty of time to sit back and enjoy the experience. Indulge in an in-flight wine and get comfy in your seat with an interesting movie or novel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
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