# How far is Grand Rapids, MI, from Saginaw, MI?

The distance between Saginaw (Saginaw MBS International Airport) and Grand Rapids (Gerald R. Ford International Airport) is 86 miles / 138 kilometers / 74 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Saginaw (MBS) to Grand Rapids (GRR) is 137 miles / 221 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 2 hours 52 minutes.

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## Distance from Saginaw to Grand Rapids

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Saginaw to Grand Rapids. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 85.657 miles
• 137.852 kilometers
• 74.434 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 85.512 miles
• 137.618 kilometers
• 74.308 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 Saginaw to Grand Rapids?

The estimated flight time from Saginaw MBS International Airport to Gerald R. Ford International Airport is 39 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Saginaw MBS International Airport (MBS) and Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR)

On average, flying from Saginaw to Grand Rapids generates about 38 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 38 kilograms equals 83 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Saginaw to Grand Rapids

See the map of the shortest flight path between Saginaw MBS International Airport (MBS) and Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR).

## Airport information

Origin Saginaw MBS International Airport
City: Saginaw, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: MBS
ICAO Code: KMBS
Coordinates: 43°31′58″N, 84°4′46″W
Destination Gerald R. Ford International Airport
City: Grand Rapids, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: GRR
ICAO Code: KGRR
Coordinates: 42°52′50″N, 85°31′22″W