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Distance between Minneapolis, MN (MSP) and Brainerd, MN (BRD)

Flight distance from Minneapolis to Brainerd (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport – Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport) is 114 miles / 183 kilometers / 99 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Minneapolis (MSP) to Brainerd (BRD) is 150 miles / 241 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 50 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Minneapolis to Brainerd.

Shortest flight path between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (BRD).

How far is Brainerd from Minneapolis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 113.736 miles
  • 183.041 kilometers
  • 98.834 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
  • 113.731 miles
  • 183.033 kilometers
  • 98.830 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 Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport
City: Brainerd, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BRD
ICAO Code: KBRD
Coordinates: 46°23′53″N, 94°8′17″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Minneapolis and Brainerd.

Time Difference

Minneapolis, MN

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Brainerd, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 42 kg (92 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Minneapolis (MSP) → Brainerd (BRD).

Distance:
114
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
114

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