The cheapest times to fly from MSY to MAO are

  • January 15th to April 29th (except the week of February 12th)
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • July 30th to September 30th (except the week of September 17th)

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 MAO is early to mid August. Prices can be as high as $3729 for Wednesday flights during mid October, or as low as $811 for Monday flights around early to mid August.


When to Fly to Manaus

Flying from New Orleans, LA (MSY) to Manaus (MAO) will usually cost between $811 to $1768 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid August with an average ticket price of $811. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $1648. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $837 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $990 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSY to MAO flight.

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

MSY to MAO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSY to MAO flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from New Orleans. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays 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 $450 (23%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $978. Return trip prices are from the MAO 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 MAO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 26 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MSY to MAO

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 MAO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (MSY > MIA > MAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $854
  • Average savings: $136 (13.74%)

See MSY to MIA flights

Hack #2: Fort Lauderdale, FL (MSY > FLL > MAO)

  • Price for both tickets: $923
  • Average savings: $67 (6.77%)

See MSY to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3031 miles or 4878 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSY to MAO flight is about 6 hour 26 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from MSY to MAO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MSY
Origination airport name Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
City New Orleans, LA
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -90.3

Return Airport

Destination code MAO
Destination airport name Eduardo Gomes International Airport
City Manaus
Country Brazil
Latitude -3
Longitude -60


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