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How far is Minneapolis, MN, from Anchorage, AK?

The distance between Anchorage (Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) and Minneapolis (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 2518 miles / 4053 kilometers / 2188 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 5 hours and 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Anchorage (ANC) to Minneapolis (MSP) is 3212 miles / 5170 kilometers and travel time by car is about 62 hours 24 minutes.

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport

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Distance from Anchorage to Minneapolis

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Anchorage to Minneapolis. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2518.468 miles
  • 4053.081 kilometers
  • 2188.489 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 2511.585 miles
  • 4042.005 kilometers
  • 2182.508 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

How long does it take to fly from Anchorage to Minneapolis?

The estimated flight time from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport is 5 hours and 16 minutes.

What is the time difference between Anchorage and Minneapolis?

The time difference between Anchorage and Minneapolis is 3 hours. Minneapolis is 3 hours ahead of Anchorage.

Flight carbon footprint between Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP)

On average, flying from Anchorage to Minneapolis generates about 277 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 277 kilograms equals 611 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Anchorage to Minneapolis

Shortest flight path between Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP).

Airport information

Origin Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City: Anchorage, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ANC
ICAO Code: PANC
Coordinates: 61°10′27″N, 149°59′45″W
Destination Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
City: Minneapolis, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MSP
ICAO Code: KMSP
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N, 93°13′18″W

Airlines flying from Anchorage (ANC) to Minneapolis (MSP)

Delta Air Lines