posted by Alec .
The direction from San Antonio, Texas to New Orleans, Louisiana is northeast right?
No. Check this map. San Antonio is directly west of Houston.
Oops -- wrong map.
Try this one.
But isn't going to New Orleans from San Antonio northeast?
Going from San Antonio to New Orleans is directly east.
San Antonio is located at 29 degrees, 25 degrees north. New Orleans is at 29 degrees, 57 minutes north. I don't consider the difference of 27 minutes significant.
27 minutes is less than half a degree. In this situation, it is not significant.