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What are the average taxi rates in New Orleans?

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The average taxi rate for New Orleans is $11.80, with a low of $8.21 for short trips and $18.00 for long trips, according to a report by Schaller Consulting. As of 2015, the flat rate for a taxi from Louis Armstrong International Airport is $36.00 for up to two people.

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The average rate of $11.80 is based on a trip of five minutes with an average wait time of five minutes. Short trips are defined as those with a distance of 2.8 miles, while long trips are those with a distance of 12 miles. New Orleans has a smaller metro area than other major cities, such as Los Angeles.

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