# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Minneapolis, MN (MSP)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Minneapolis (Los Angeles International Airport – Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport) is 1535 miles / 2471 kilometers / 1334 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Minneapolis (MSP) is 1940 miles / 3122 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 45 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Minneapolis.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP).

## How far is Minneapolis from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1535.398 miles
• 2470.984 kilometers
• 1334.225 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
• 1533.108 miles
• 2467.298 kilometers
• 1332.234 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B 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

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Minneapolis is 2 hours. Minneapolis is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 182 kg (401 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Minneapolis (MSP).

Distance:
1535
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1535

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