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Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)

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The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is on track to open a new 972,000 square-foot facility this Fall. This new, world-class terminal complex will completely replace the current facility and bring with it a ton of local food, beverage, news, gift and specialty retail options to bring more of New Orleans into the airport for visitors and locals alike to enjoy. See the New Developments section at the bottom of the page for more information!


20 airlines offer flights to 59 non-stop destinations in the United States and seven International destinations, including Canada, The Dominican Republic, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, The United Kingdom and Germany.

Like all of New Orleans, the airport has a delightful array of food and shopping choices.


  • Air Canada Express
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Allegiant Air
  • American Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Condor
  • Copa Airlines
  • Delta Airlines
  • Delta Connection
  • Frontier Airlines
  • JetBlue Airways
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • United Express
  • Vacation Express
  • Virgin America


Arrival/Departure Information:

The Airport has a real-time Flight Information Display System with up-to-the minute arrival/departure information.


You’ll find plenty of safe, affordable, covered parking in short-term and long-term lots connected directly to the main terminal. For rates and more information, visit:

Ground Transportation:

Lost and Found

Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Food & Drink Options

  • Dooky Chase
  • Praline Connection
  • Dook’s Place
  • PJ’s
  • L.P. Bistro
  • Zatarain’s Kitchen
  • Flite 504
  • Subway
  • Lucky Dog
  • Smoothie King
  • Copeland’s Gourmet Kitchen
  • Atrium Bar
  • WOW Café
  • Copeland’s Cheesecake Scoop Café
  • Ye Olde College Inn
  • Hot Pops

New Developments: MSY Updates 2019

The $1 billion project includes a handful of new features and efficiencies including in-line baggage screening, a consolidated security checkpoint to three concourses and 35 gates, concessions located down the center of the concourses, a Jazz Garden and two new parking garages and a surface lot for maximum parking needs. The new facility is expected to increase the airport’s economic impact by approximately 20% in the next five years and will support 64,000 jobs and $6.4 billion in local spending.


The new airport will bring a ton of local food, beverage, news, gift and specialty retail options to bring more of New Orleans into the airport for visitors and locals alike to enjoy. Once through security, travelers will have access to all 3 concourses which grants access to all 45 concessions.

  • Auntie Anne’s
  • Angelo Brocato’s
  • Bar Sazerac
  • Be Relax
  • Brighton
  • Café Du Monde
  • Chick-Fil-A
  • Chili’s
  • City Greens
  • CNBC
  • Cure
  • Dirty Coast
  • Dylan’s Candy Bar
  • EJE Duty Free
  • Emeril’s Table
  • Fleurty Girl
  • Folse Market
  • Heritage School of Music
  • Leah’s Kitchen
  • Lolli and Pops
  • Lucky Dogs
  • MAC
  • Mondo
  • MoPho
  • Midway Pizza
  • NOLA Couture
  • Panda Express
  • Parish Provisions
  • Peet’s Coffee
  • PJ’s Coffee
  • Shake Shack
  • Smoothie King
  • Starbucks
  • The Advocate
  • The Great American Bagel Bakery & Panini
  • The Munch Factory
  • The New Stand
  • The Scoreboard
  • Vino Volo
  • Ye Olde College Inn


  • Air Canada
  • Air Transat
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Allegiant Air
  • American Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Condor Airlines
  • Copa Airlines
  • Delta
  • Frontier Airlines
  • Jet Blue
  • Southwest
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Sun Country Airlines
  • United
  • Vacation Express


The new airport will boast more than 8,000 parking spaces with four different parking options to choose from. A new Short Term Parking Garage will feature 2,190 spaces as well as a walkway directly form the 4th floor to the Ticketing and Check-in area on the third level of the terminal. A Long Term Garage (currently under construction) will feature 2,750 parking spaces and will be located across from the arrivals area on the east side of the new facility. A Surface Parking Lot with 685 parking spaces will offer convenient parking just a short walk with a lower rate. The current airport’s Long Term Garage will become a 2,438-space Economy Garage with an optimized shuttle service to and from the new terminal.


Previous MSY Milestones:

  • The Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) set a new record with 12,009,512 total passengers served in 2017.
    • Passenger totals from 2017 follow record-setting years in 2015 and 2016 with 10.6 million and 11.1 million passengers traveling through MSY.
    • Last year was the seventh year of continued passenger growth, with an overall increase of more than 35 percent in total passengers since 2010.

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