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Distance between Anchorage, AK (ANC) and Minneapolis, MN (MSP)

Flight distance from Anchorage to Minneapolis (Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 2518 miles / 4053 kilometers / 2188 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Anchorage (ANC) to Minneapolis (MSP) is 3217 miles / 5177 kilometers and travel time by car is about 59 hours 3 minutes.

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).

How far is Minneapolis from Anchorage?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Anchorage and Minneapolis. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Anchorage, AK

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Minneapolis, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 277 kg (611 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Anchorage (ANC) → Minneapolis (MSP).

Distance:
2518
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2518

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