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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Minneapolis, MN (MSP)

Flight distance from Seattle to Minneapolis (Seattle Boeing Field – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 1398 miles / 2250 kilometers / 1215 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Minneapolis (MSP) is 1671 miles / 2689 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 32 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Minneapolis.

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP).

How far is Minneapolis from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and Minneapolis. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1398.127 miles
  • 2250.067 kilometers
  • 1214.939 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
  • 1394.205 miles
  • 2243.755 kilometers
  • 1211.531 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 Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″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 Seattle and Minneapolis is 2 hours. Minneapolis is 2 hours ahead of Seattle.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

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Minneapolis, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 173 kg (382 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Minneapolis (MSP).

Distance:
1398
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1398

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