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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 3219 miles / 5181 kilometers and travel time by car is about 58 hours 59 minutes.

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).

How far is Anchorage from Minneapolis?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Minneapolis and Anchorage. 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).

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Minneapolis, MN

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Anchorage, AK

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 282 kg (621 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Minneapolis (MSP) → Anchorage (ANC).

Distance:
2518
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2518

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