Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport - MSY

New Orleans, United States of America (US)

Getting into New Orleans

Bus, taxi or shuttle


The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) bus runs a 50-minute route between the airport and downtown New Orleans, via Airline Drive. Buses run every 15-60 minutes depending on the time of day.

Location: Main Terminal, before security, level 2, outside the Concourse C Lobby
Cost: USD 2


Shuttle service is available from the airport to the hotels in the central business district. The airport shuttle fare includes three bags per person. Additional baggage may be subject to additional fees. Passengers can purchase tickets at the Airport Shuttle ticket booths located on the first level throughout the Baggage Claim area.

Location: Main Terminal, before security, arrivals, level 1, outside baggage claim 
Cost: USD 24 one-way, USD 44 round-trip 


The taxi fare to downtown includes up to two passengers, every additional passenger will be USD 15. Taxis are required to offer a credit card payment option.

Location: Main Terminal, before security, arrivals, level 1, outside baggage claim belts #1 and #14
Cost: USD 36 to Central Business District (CBD) or French Quarter 

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Getting around the airport

One main terminal with four concourses

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is located 11 miles west of downtown New Orleans.

  • The airport has one main terminal with four concourses: A, B, C, and D. Concourse A is currently closed to the public until further notice. 
  • The lower level is the baggage claim and arrivals level; the upper level is the ticketing level in the Main Terminal area.
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Sweet, Deepfried Dough Pockets

West Beignet in West Terminal

New Orleans is well known for their beignets. A beignet is a small pocket of dough that can be filled or not, which is deepfried and served with powdered sugar. Like a donut but better. Try them right in the airport at West Beignet.

  • West Beignet
    Location: landside, western terminal area, next to Delta counter
    Opening hours: 05:00-20:00 daily
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  • Delta Air Lines Delta Sky Club, main terminal, airside, concourse D, next to gate 4. Hours: 5:00AM-7:30PM Sun-Fri, 5:00AM-6:00PM Sat.
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Car rental

Lowest Price Guaranteed

You will find car hire agancies in the Car Rental Facility, which is located in a separate building close to councourses B and C. The following car hire companies are available: Avis, Alamo, Dollar, Hertz, Enterprise, Thirfty and National. You can book a car at the airport, or save money by booking online before you travel.

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Luggage storage


  • landside, next to baggage claim 5. Hours: available for 24 hours.
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Mobile charging

Mobile Qubes

There are a lot of mobile charging stations available throughout the airport. Besides, there are "Mobile Qubes" in concourse B and C where you can charge your phone. 

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Free Wi-Fi

Throughout the airport

 Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport offers free Wi-Fi in the airport terminal's main level, which includes most gates, sitting areas and food courts. Wi-Fi access is also available through Boingo on Concourse B in the food court area between Gates B5 and B7 and on Concourse D at Gates D7-D12. To connect, simply choose 'LANOIA_FREE_WIFI' in the list of Wi-Fi networks, launch your web browser and a Wi-Fi welcome page will guide you through.

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