New Orleans r l i n z, r l i n z , locally n r l n z French La Nouvelle Orleans [la nuvlle] listen is a consolidated city parish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana.With an estimated population of ,, it is the most populous city in Louisiana. A major port, New Orleans .Reviews of New Orleans Lakefront Airport “WONDERFUL restoration of historic original air terminal. ART DECO. . Beautiful and historic. Highest recommendations.”.Established as the Delgado Museum of Art in , the New Orleans Museum of Art NOMA is the oldest fine arts museum in the city. Situated in City Park, the Museum is home to a renowned sculpture garden and a magnificent permanent collection of almost , art pieces..