The cheapest times to fly from MSY to ASE are

  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 16th to December 23rd (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from MSY to ASE is early December. Prices can be as high as $956 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $238 for Wednesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Aspen

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Aspen, CO (ASE) will usually cost between $312 to $767 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $365. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $753. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $388 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $516 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to ASE flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the MSY to ASE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

MSY to ASE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to ASE flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New Orleans. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $242 (35%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $437. Return trip prices are from the ASE to MSY flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from MSY to ASE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 2 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from MSY to ASE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Denver International Airport (DEN) in Denver, CO

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from ASE
  • Usually 50.19% less expensive than ASE
  • Nonstop flights available

See MSY to DEN flights

Destination alternative #2: Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT) in Grand Junction, CO

  • 89 miles (143 km) away from ASE
  • Usually 32.85% less expensive than ASE
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSY to GJT flights

Destination alternative #3: City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport (COS) in Colorado Springs, CO

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from ASE
  • Usually 30.62% less expensive than ASE
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSY to COS flights

Destination alternative #4: Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE) in Eagle, CO

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from ASE
  • Usually 24.03% less expensive than ASE
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSY to EGE flights

Destination alternative #5: Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) in Montrose/Delta, CO

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from ASE
  • Usually 7.17% less expensive than ASE
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSY to MTJ flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from MSY to ASE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1136 miles or 1828 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from MSY to ASE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to ASE flight is about 3 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between New Orleans, LA and Aspen, CO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 36 available flights from MSY to ASE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMSY
Origination airport nameLouis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
CityNew Orleans, LA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeASE
Destination airport nameAspen Pitkin County Sardy Field Airport
CityAspen, CO
Countrythe United States


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