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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Minneapolis, MN

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Grand Forks, ND

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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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