New Orleans Airport (MSY)

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New Orleans Airport (IATA: MSY, ICAO: KMSY, FAA LID: MSY), officially known as Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, is an international airport located 11 miles (18 km) west of New Orleans city center.

New Orleans Airport is an international airport located 11 miles west of New Orleans downtown.
New Orleans Airport is an international airport located 11 miles west of New Orleans downtown.
MSY airport has one terminal with 4 Concourses: A, B, C, D.
 MSY Airport has a single terminal with 4 Concourses: A, B, C, D.
In 2015 New Orleans airport handled more than 10,6M passengers, an all-time record for the airport.
In 2017 New Orleans Airport handled more than 12 M passengers, an all-time record for the Airport.
Even hurricane Katrina marked a turning point in the tourism, the last years the passenger traffic has increased.
Even hurricane Katrina marked a turning point in the tourism, in the last years passenger traffic has increased.
The three busiest domestic routes from MSY airport are: Atlanta, Houston and Dallas.
The five busiest domestic routes from MSY Airport are: Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Dallas and Chicago
It is the primary commercial airport in southeast Louisiana state and serves the New Orleans metropolitan area. MSY Airport has two runways and is the second lowest-lying international airport in the world, behind Amsterdam Schiphol International Airport in the Netherlands. Non-stop scheduled services from New Orleans Airport include Frankfurt, London-Heathrow, Toronto-Pearson, Panama City, Montego Bay, Cancun and Punta Cana. The busiest domestic routes from MSY Airport are the following U.S. cities/airports: Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago, Orlando, Charlotte and Denver.
It also operates with international flights to Frankfurt, London-Heathrow, Toronto-Pearson, Panama City, Montego Bay, Cancun and Punta Cana. Hurricane Katrina marked a turning point in terms of passenger traffic. MSY Airport before the natural disaster served over 9 million passengers annually. During some years this figure was frozen but during last year passenger numbers have increased: In 2017 New Orleans Airport handled 12,009,512 passengers, an all-time record for the Airport.

 

Terminal

New Orleans Airport consists of a couple of terminals, the East and West Terminals.

 

Please note that they are located within the same building and connected each other by the central ticketing level.

 

The Terminal has 4 concourses: A, B, C and D:

 

- Concourse A: Closed.

- Concourse B: Gates B2-B15.

- Concourse C: Gates C1-C16.

- Concourse D: Gates D1-D12.

 

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Shared Rides

Uber is allowed to operate at the Airport.

Transport

See more information as follows about New Orleans Airport means of transportation:

 

- Bus: JET and RTA provide service between MSY Airport to downtown New Orleans. It has route E2 and 202 (both Express) that runs from the Airport to different destinations, including downtown.

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- Taxi: Get within 20 minutes to New Orleans city centre. Taxi rank is located on the first level of the Terminal (Bagagge Claim 1 and 14).

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- Amtrak: Passengers must take public/private transportation to reach the closest station: Union Station.

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- Shuttle: Various hotel shuttle buses links the Airport with the hotels located in the vicinities and New Orleans Metropolitan area.

 

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New Orleans Airport in numbers

- Located 11 miles (18 km) west of downtown New Orleans city

- 1st busiest airport in New Orleans Metropolitan area

- Over 12M passengers in 2017

- 2 Terminals

- 4 Concourses: A, B, C and D

- 2 Lounges

- 1 Rental Car Facility

- 16 Operative Airlines

 

Car Rental

Several car rental companies offer service at New Orleans Airport. Check here the different offers!

Contact information

Address: 900 Airline Dr, Kenner, LA 70062, USA

Phone: +1 504 464 0831 

 

Lost and Found

Office location: Upper Level , Concourse C.

Phone: +1 (504) 303 7790

Hours: From Monday to Friday: 8 am to 5 pm.

 

For items lost in the airplane, gates or ticket counters, please, contact with your airline.

 

For items lost at the security checkpoints, please contact TSA Lost & Found:

 

Phone: +1 504 463 2251.

@: MSY-MSOC@tsa.dhs.gov

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