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Distance between Minneapolis, MN (MSP) and Anchorage, AK (ANC)

Flight distance from Minneapolis to Anchorage (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport – Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport) is 2518 miles / 4053 kilometers / 2188 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Minneapolis (MSP) to Anchorage (ANC) is 3221 miles / 5183 kilometers and travel time by car is about 62 hours 42 minutes.

Minneapolis – Anchorage

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2188
Nautical miles

How far is Anchorage from Minneapolis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2518.468 miles
  • 4053.081 kilometers
  • 2188.489 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
  • 2511.585 miles
  • 4042.005 kilometers
  • 2182.508 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is 5 hours 16 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Minneapolis and Anchorage is 3 hours. Anchorage is 3 hours behind Minneapolis.
Minneapolis time to Anchorage time converter

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Minneapolis to Anchorage generates about 277 kg of CO2 per passenger, 277 kilograms is equal to 611 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Minneapolis to Anchorage

Shortest flight path between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City: Anchorage, AK
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ANC
ICAO Code: PANC
Coordinates: 61°10′27″N, 149°59′45″W

Airlines flying from Minneapolis (MSP) to Anchorage (ANC)

Delta Air Lines