MSY Airport - New Orleans Louis Armstrong Airport ( Kenner , LA )


Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport Overview

Named in honor of New Orleans native son’s 100th birthday, MSY is the gateway to the area's businesses and the convention and tourist industry. Typically, New Orleans Airport is hassle-free, but during Mardi Gras, when the city is inundated with tourists, airport officials recommend that passengers arrive at the airport at least two hours before departure time.  

Louis Armstrong Airport Facts & Stats

MSY Airport is located on Airport Road in the town of Kenner, in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, and approximately 11 miles from central New Orleans, and directly accessible from Interstate Hwy 10 and from US 61 E Airline Hwy, Williams Blvd 49, and Veterans Memorial Blvd. With three runways and over 12 million passengers annually, Louis Armstrong International is served by major US & Canadian airlines, offering direct and connecting flights to all points of the globe.  

On-Airport Hotels

  • Hilton Hotel (tel. 504-469-5000 is across from the Parking Garages on 901 Airline Drive.

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport has one passenger terminal - divided into East & West Terminals. (For detailed terminal information open 'Terminal Map' and scroll down to the text; for Parking information open 'Parking Map'; for transportation open 'Transportation: Buses /Trains'.

Terminal Information

Airlines Served

Airport Recent News

  • Vacation Express has recently added non-stop flights to Montego Bay & Punta Cana
  • Clear has been enabled at MSY. Clear replaces a physical ID with biometric data allowing for faster clearance through security, less friction and greater predictability.


900 Airline Dr.

Kenner, LA 70062




Phone: (504) 303 7500