Cheap flights from Iowa (IA) to New Orleans (MSY)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Iowa to New Orleans (MSY)

All the information you need to plan the best null to MSY flight in 2022: compare Iowa to New Orleans flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Orleans.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Iowa to New Orleans?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 44 days in advance, which can save you up to 21% on flights from Iowa to New Orleans compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 44 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $408. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $439.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Iowa to New Orleans (IA - MSY)?

When flying from Iowa to New Orleans, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Iowa to New Orleans?

October can be a great time to fly to New Orleans from Iowa with a flight ticket averaging about $387. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $212. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June.

Cheap flights from Iowa to New Orleans in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Iowa to MSY flights for August, September
13 Sep - 16 Sep
$164pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
24 Sep - 27 Sep
$168pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids
8 Sep - 12 Sep
$203pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Iowa to New Orleans 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Orleans from Iowa found for this year
13 Sep - 16 Sep
$164pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
24 Sep - 27 Sep
$168pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids
8 Sep - 12 Sep
$203pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Cheap Frontier flights from Iowa to New Orleans

13 Sep - 16 Sep
$164pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
24 Sep - 27 Sep
$168pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids
8 Sep - 12 Sep
$203pp
DSM
Des Moines
Frontier
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Cheap United Airlines flights from Iowa to New Orleans

2 Sep - 4 Sep
$289pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
1 Sep - 7 Sep
$294pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
1 Sep - 7 Sep
$298pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

Last minute flights from Iowa to New Orleans

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Orleans from Iowa, departing today and this week
17 Aug - 22 Aug
$327pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
17 Aug - 19 Aug
$335pp
CID
Cedar Rapids
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Frontier
 
1 STOP
CID
Cedar Rapids
18 Aug - 21 Aug
$361pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
MSY
New Orleans Louis Armstrong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Louis Armstrong from Iowa

The cheapest one-way flights from Iowa to New Orleans
7:42 am - 5:45 am
Frontier
1 Stop
22h 03m
CID - MSY
Frontier
$128
StudentUniverse
5:11 am - 1:05 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
7h 54m
CID - MSY
United Airlines
$259
Priceline
5:40 am - 6:22 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
12h 42m
CID - MSY
Multiple Airlines
$300
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Flight FAQs

From Iowa to New Orleans

What airport do you fly into for flights to New Orleans from Iowa?

New Orleans Louis Armstrong (MSY) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Iowa to New Orleans. It is only a 11.4 mi journey from Louis Armstrong (MSY) to New Orleans’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Iowa to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta flying from Iowa to New Orleans Louis Armstrong have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Iowa to New Orleans for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Iowa to New Orleans for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $164, but on average you can expect to pay $266.

Are there last-minute flights available from Iowa to New Orleans for under $400?

There are currently 17+ open flights from Iowa to New Orleans within the next 7 days for less than $400.

How popular is this Iowa to New Orleans flight route?

The Iowa to New Orleans Louis Armstrong flight path was viewed by 13 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Iowa to New Orleans one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $128 on Frontier. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $173 and American Airlines from $274 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Iowa to New Orleans?

The most popular route from Iowa to New Orleans is Des Moines - New Orleans Louis Armstrong. You may also consider Cedar Rapids - New Orleans Louis Armstrong or Waterloo - New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Iowa to New Orleans?

Consider Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Iowa to New Orleans.

What are the cheapest flights from Iowa to New Orleans?

On average you can expect to pay $611 for a flight from Iowa to New Orleans. The cheapest flight overall is $24 while the most popular route, (Des Moines - New Orleans Louis Armstrong) is currently priced at $279.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to New Orleans from Iowa?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to New Orleans Louis Armstrong within the United States

Most visitors from Iowa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Iowa are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Iowa are not required to quarantine after entering New Orleans Louis Armstrong.

Do I need a test to fly back to Iowa from New Orleans?

Returning to Iowa from New Orleans Louis Armstrong

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Iowa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Orleans Louis Armstrong are not required to quarantine after entering Iowa.

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Departure points for flights from Iowa to New Orleans

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Top 5 airlines flying from Iowa to New Orleans Louis Armstrong

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Iowa to New Orleans choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$16 $24 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$72 $154 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$174 $499 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$204 $473 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$241 $504 No cancel fee 71%