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How to get a ride from New Orleans Airport
Request when you’re ready to walk outside
And choose a ride option that suits your group size and luggage storage needs.
Exit from baggage claim
Head outside to the middle curb by crossing the pedestrian crosswalk located outside of Baggage Claim doors 9,10, and 11. This is where all Uber driver-partners at MSY meet travelers for pickup.
Wait in the Transportation Center lot
If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app to confirm your location.
New Orleans Airport parking rates
Credit Card Lot
New Orleans Airport map
Uber Airport Pickup Fee
During certain hours of the day, a standardized additional fee will be automatically added to your trip price for pickups at the airport. This Uber fee is included to cover certain costs of operations at the airport. The airport does not collect a corresponding payment from Uber or your driver.
Top questions from riders
The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) New Orleans Airport depends on factors that include the type of ride you request, the estimated length and duration of the trip, tolls, and current demand for rides.
You can see an estimate of the price before you request by entering your pickup spot and destination in Uber’s price estimator above. Then, when you request a ride you’ll see your actual price in the app based on real-time factors.
Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride you request and the size of the airport. Follow the instructions in the app about where to meet your driver. You can also look for signs that point to designated airport ridesharing zones. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport visitor information
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, also known as New Orleans Airport, serves the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, and handles around 12 million travelers annually. MSY Airport is about a 22-minute drive in ideal road and traffic conditions from downtown New Orleans, which is located 15 miles (24 kilometers) from the airport.
New Orleans Airport terminals
Louis Armstrong Airport has 2 main passenger terminals, East Terminal and West Terminal, and 4 concourses: A, B, C, and D. Concourse A is currently closed. There is one New Orleans Airport lounge, which is located in Concourse D. You can plan your trip using the information below.
Louis Armstrong Airport Concourse B
Louis Armstrong Airport Concourse C
- British Airways
- Vacation Express
Louis Armstrong Airport Concourse D
- Air Canada
- Sun Country
- Delta Sky Club
Louis Armstrong Airport international terminal
New Orleans Airport international flights board from Concourses C and D. New Orleans Airport offers nonstop flights to more than half a dozen international destinations.
Dining at Louis Armstrong Airport
MSY Airport has more than 20 food and beverage outlets, including bars, cafes, fast-food places, and restaurants. New Orleans Airport food options are generally located in the concourses and offer travelers a variety of choices for snacks and meals.
Things to do at New Orleans Airport
Passengers who are interested in shopping can visit the many New Orleans Airport shops, which are predominantly located after security. MSY is home to stores selling newspapers, local goods, souvenirs, and gifts. For entertainment, MSY Airport hosts live music across all concourses (and one location before security) almost daily.
Currency exchange at New Orleans Airport
New Orleans Airport currency exchange offices are located in the West Terminal.
Hotels near New Orleans Airport
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near MSY, there are more than 15 hotels and accommodations nearby.
Points of interest near New Orleans Airport
- Bourbon Street
- Frenchmen Street music venues
- French Quarter
- Garden District
- Shops of the Colonnade
Find more information about MSY here.