# Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Minneapolis, MN (MSP)

Flight distance from Washington D.C. to Minneapolis (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 931 miles / 1498 kilometers / 809 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Minneapolis (MSP) is 1109 miles / 1785 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 45 minutes.

931
Miles
1498
Kilometers
809
Nautical miles
2 h 15 min
146 kg

## How far is Minneapolis from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 930.586 miles
• 1497.633 kilometers
• 808.657 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
• 928.856 miles
• 1494.848 kilometers
• 807.153 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 Washington D.C. to Minneapolis?

Estimated flight time from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport is 2 hours 15 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Washington D.C. and Minneapolis?

The time difference between Washington D.C. and Minneapolis is 1 hour. Minneapolis is 1 hour behind Washington D.C..
Washington D.C. time to Minneapolis time converter

## Flight carbon footprint between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP)

On average flying from Washington D.C. to Minneapolis generates about 146 kg of CO2 per passenger, 146 kilograms is equal to 322 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Minneapolis

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP).

## Airport information

Origin Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W
Destination Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
City: Minneapolis, MN
Country: United States
IATA Code: MSP
ICAO Code: KMSP
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N, 93°13′18″W