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Distance between Great Falls, MT (GTF) and Minneapolis, MN (MSP)

Flight distance from Great Falls to Minneapolis (Great Falls International Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 887 miles / 1427 kilometers / 771 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Great Falls (GTF) to Minneapolis (MSP) is 987 miles / 1589 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 58 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Great Falls to Minneapolis.

Shortest flight path between Great Falls International Airport (GTF) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP).

How far is Minneapolis from Great Falls?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 886.864 miles
  • 1427.270 kilometers
  • 770.664 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
  • 884.446 miles
  • 1423.378 kilometers
  • 768.562 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 Great Falls International Airport
City: Great Falls, MT
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: GTF
ICAO Code: KGTF
Coordinates: 47°28′55″N, 111°22′15″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 Great Falls and Minneapolis is 1 hour. Minneapolis is 1 hour ahead of Great Falls.

Time Difference

Great Falls, MT

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Minneapolis, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 142 kg (314 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Great Falls (GTF) → Minneapolis (MSP).

Distance:
887
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
887

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