# Distance between Minneapolis, MN (MSP) and Grand Forks, ND (GFK)

Flight distance from Minneapolis to Grand Forks (Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport – Grand Forks International Airport) is 284 miles / 457 kilometers / 247 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Minneapolis (MSP) to Grand Forks (GFK) is 332 miles / 534 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 45 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Minneapolis to Grand Forks.

Shortest flight path between Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) and Grand Forks International Airport (GFK).

## How far is Grand Forks from Minneapolis?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 283.771 miles
• 456.685 kilometers
• 246.590 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
• 283.461 miles
• 456.187 kilometers
• 246.321 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
IATA Code: MSP
ICAO Code: KMSP
Coordinates: 44°52′55″N, 93°13′18″W

B Grand Forks International Airport
City: Grand Forks, ND
Country: United States
IATA Code: GFK
ICAO Code: KGFK
Coordinates: 47°56′57″N, 97°10′33″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Minneapolis and Grand Forks.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (147 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Minneapolis (MSP) → Grand Forks (GFK).

Distance:
284
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
284

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