The cheapest times to fly from MSY to JRO are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • August 20th to December 2nd

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 JRO is early September. Prices can be as high as $5930 for Saturday flights during late May, or as low as $1153 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Mount Kilimanjaro

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Kilimanjaro (JRO) will usually cost between $1293 to $3845 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $1222. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $3103. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1882 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1756 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to JRO flight.

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

MSY to JRO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to JRO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from New Orleans. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Mount Kilimanjaro, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to New Orleans. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $753 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1716. Return trip prices are from the JRO 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 JRO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 21 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 JRO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from JRO
  • Usually 41.32% less expensive than JRO
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSY to NBO flights


Flight Hacking MSY to JRO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MSY to JRO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (MSY > JFK > JRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1118
  • Average savings: $639 (36.36%)

See MSY to JFK flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (MSY > EWR > JRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1244
  • Average savings: $512 (29.16%)

See MSY to EWR flights

Hack #3: Washington, DC (MSY > IAD > JRO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1264
  • Average savings: $492 (28.02%)

See MSY to IAD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Condor, Delta, Emirates, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8542 miles or 13747 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to JRO flight is about 16 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between New Orleans, LA and Kilimanjaro?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from MSY to JRO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeJRO
Destination airport nameKilimanjaro International Airport


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