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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Minneapolis, MN (MSP)

Flight distance from Houston to Minneapolis (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 1057 miles / 1701 kilometers / 918 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 30 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Minneapolis (MSP) is 1187 miles / 1911 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 49 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP).

How far is Minneapolis from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1056.755 miles
  • 1700.682 kilometers
  • 918.295 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
  • 1058.710 miles
  • 1703.829 kilometers
  • 919.994 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 Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″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

There is no time difference between Houston and Minneapolis.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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Minneapolis, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 154 kg (340 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Minneapolis (MSP).

Distance:
1057
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1057

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