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Distance between Saginaw, MI (MBS) and Buffalo, NY (BUF)

Flight distance from Saginaw to Buffalo (Saginaw MBS International Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 273 miles / 439 kilometers / 237 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Saginaw (MBS) to Buffalo (BUF) is 341 miles / 548 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 24 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Saginaw to Buffalo.

Shortest flight path between Saginaw MBS International Airport (MBS) and Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF).

How far is Buffalo from Saginaw?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Saginaw and Buffalo. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 272.926 miles
  • 439.232 kilometers
  • 237.166 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
  • 272.215 miles
  • 438.087 kilometers
  • 236.548 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 Saginaw MBS International Airport
City: Saginaw, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MBS
ICAO Code: KMBS
Coordinates: 43°31′58″N, 84°4′46″W

B Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Saginaw and Buffalo.

Time Difference

Saginaw, MI

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Buffalo, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 65 kg (144 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Saginaw (MBS) → Buffalo (BUF).

Distance:
273
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
273

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