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The cheapest times to fly from OMA to MSY are

  • July 30th 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 OMA to MSY is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $707 for Sunday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $238 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.

 

When to Fly to New Orleans

Flying from Omaha, NE (OMA) to New Orleans, LA (MSY) will usually cost between $258 to $550 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $263. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $528. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $264 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $394 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OMA to MSY flight.

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

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OMA to MSY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OMA to MSY flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Omaha. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $179 (36%) 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 $318. Return trip prices are from the MSY to OMA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from OMA to MSY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 30 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 OMA to MSY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) in Mobile, AL

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 13.96% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See OMA to MOB flights

Destination alternative #2: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) in Gulfport/Biloxi, MS

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 8.88% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See OMA to GPT flights

Destination alternative #3: Baton Rouge Metropolitan/Ryan Field Airport (BTR) in Baton Rouge, LA

  • 65 miles (105 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 7.87% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See OMA to BTR flights

Destination alternative #4: Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport (PIB) in Hattiesburg/Laurel, MS

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 7.23% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See OMA to PIB flights

Destination alternative #5: Lafayette Regional Paul Fournet Field Airport (LFT) in Lafayette, LA

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from MSY
  • Usually 1.52% less expensive than MSY
  • 1-layover flights available

See OMA to LFT flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Qantas, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 842 miles or 1355 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OMA to MSY flight is about 2 hour 30 minutes.

How many flights go between Omaha, NE and New Orleans, LA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from OMA to MSY.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeOMA
Origination airport nameEppley Airfield Airport
CityOmaha, NE
Countrythe United States
Latitude41.3
Longitude-95.9

Return Airport

Destination codeMSY
Destination airport nameLouis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
CityNew Orleans, LA
Countrythe United States
Latitude30
Longitude-90.3

 

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